reconciliation noun

1 ending a disagreement/conflict

ADJ. full | lasting | national, personal, political

VERB + RECONCILIATION seek He sought reconciliation with those he had stolen from. | attempt | achieve, bring about, effect, make, secure | promote, work for | call for The rebel leader called for reconciliation with the armed forces.

RECONCILIATION + NOUN agreement | talks

PREP. ~ between They aimed to secure a lasting reconciliation between the two countries. | ~ with She attempted reconciliation with her estranged brother.

PHRASES an attempt at reconciliation, efforts at/towards reconciliation, a gesture of reconciliation In a bold gesture of reconciliation, the government released the rebel leader. | a mood/spirit of reconciliation, a policy of reconciliation