Definition of 'reconcile'
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Your diplomatic skills will be stretched but you will find a way to reconcile two stubborn relatives. The Sun (2016)It is understandable that you find it hard to forgive or be reconciled with the church. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To reconcile this difference is the difficulty. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His wife was apparently reconciled to his going away to an unknown destination for an indefinite period. The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)So how does he reconcile the two realms? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is the impossibility of reconciling these two different worlds that women are literally throwing up. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)Surely they can reconcile their differences without resorting to legal action? The Sun (2011)It is possible to reconcile the two sets of figures. Times, Sunday Times (2014)None of them envisaged that they would have to reconcile their differences so quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He has no trouble reconciling these two facts. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Attempts to reconcile religious differences have been going on for years. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The four members said that they had reconciled their differences and had been recording new songs for a possible album. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She married again and was finally reconciled with her father, but rarely spoke about her prison experiences. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet he set about reconciling the Church and modernity, and espoused papal concern for the condition of labour. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For we cannot deny there exists a generation within the Church with the heart's desire to reconcile the two planes. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'reconcile'
British English: reconcile VERB
If you reconcile two beliefs, facts, or demands that seem to be opposed or completely different, you find a way in which they can both be true or both be successful.
It's difficult to reconcile the demands of my job and the desire to be a good father.
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