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RECONCILIATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reconciliation mean? 

RECONCILIATION (noun)
  The noun RECONCILIATION has 2 senses:

1. the reestablishing of cordial relations
2. getting two things to correspond

  Familiarity information: RECONCILIATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECONCILIATION (noun)


Sense 1reconciliation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The reestablishing of cordial relations

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

rapprochement; reconciliation

Hypernyms ("reconciliation" is a kind of...):

cooperation (joint operation or action)


Sense 2reconciliation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Getting two things to correspond

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

balancing; reconciliation

Context example:

the reconciliation of his checkbook and the bank statement

Hypernyms ("reconciliation" is a kind of...):

equalisation; equalization; leveling (the act of making equal or uniform)


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