reconciliatory

[rek-uhn-sil-ee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
tending to reconcile.

Origin:
1580–90; < Latin reconciliāt(us) (see reconcile, -ate1) + -ory1

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reconcile (ˈrɛkənˌsaɪl)
 
vb (usually foll by to)
1.  to make (oneself or another) no longer opposed; cause to acquiesce in something unpleasant: she reconciled herself to poverty
2.  to become friendly with (someone) after estrangement or to re-establish friendly relations between (two or more people)
3.  to settle (a quarrel or difference)
4.  to make (two apparently conflicting things) compatible or consistent with each other
5.  to reconsecrate (a desecrated church, etc)
 
[C14: from Latin reconciliāre to bring together again, from re- + conciliāre to make friendly, conciliate]
 
'reconcilement
 
n
 
'reconciler
 
n
 
reconciliation
 
n
 
reconciliatory
 
adj

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Although such law systems include sanctions for law infractions, resolution tends to be reconciliatory rather than punitive.
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