goodwill noun

VERB + GOODWILL enjoy, have | create Addressing customers in their own language helps create goodwill. | win | lose They are in danger of losing the government's goodwill. | depend on, rely on | express, show

PREP. ~ to, ~ towards He expressed goodwill towards his former colleagues.

PHRASES a gesture of goodwill The government released him as a gesture of goodwill. | in a spirit of goodwill They made the offer in a spirit of goodwill.