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reconciliation

[rek-uh n-sil-ee-ey-shuh n] /ˌrɛk ənˌsɪl iˈeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
an act of reconciling, as when former enemies agree to an amicable truce.
2.
the state of being reconciled, as when someone becomes resigned to something not desired.
3.
the process of making consistent or compatible.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English reconsiliacion < Latin reconciliātiōn- (stem of reconciliātiō), equivalent to reconciliāt(us) (see reconcile, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion
Related forms
nonreconciliation, noun
prereconciliation, noun
proreconciliation, adjective
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Reconciliation

/ˌrɛkənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən/
noun
1.
(RC Church) a sacrament in which repentant sinners are absolved and gain reconciliation with God and the Church, on condition of confession of their sins to a priest and of performing a penance
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Word Origin and History for nonreconciliation

reconciliation

n.

mid-14c., from Old French reconciliacion (14c.) and directly from Latin reconciliationem (nominative reconciliatio) "a re-establishing, a reconciling," noun of action from past participle stem of reconciliare (see reconcile).

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