conciliation


conciliation
conciliation 1540s, from M.Fr. conciliation, from L. conciliationem (nom. conciliatio) "a connection, union, bond," figuratively "a making friendly, gaining over," noun of action from conciliare (see CONCILIATE (Cf. conciliate)).

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  • conciliation — [ kɔ̃siljasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIVe; lat. conciliatio 1 ♦ Action de concilier (des personnes, des opinions, des intérêts); son résultat. ⇒ accommodement, accord, arbitrage, arrangement, concorde, entente, médiation, rapprochement, réconciliation,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • conciliation — con·cil·i·a·tion /kən ˌsi lē ā shən/ n: the settlement of a dispute by mutual and friendly agreement with a view to avoiding litigation con·cil·i·a·tor /kən si lē ˌā tər/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • conciliation — con‧cil‧i‧a‧tion [kənˌsɪliˈeɪʆn] noun [uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES the process of getting an employer and employees who are involved in an argument to meet and discuss their differences, in the hope of ending the argument: • Procedures for… …   Financial and business terms

  • conciliation — CONCILIATION. s. f. Action de concilier, réunion de personnes qui étoient divisées. Travailler à la conciliation des esprits. Il a un esprit deconciliation. [b]f♛/b] Il se dit aussi De la concordance des passages et des Lois qui paroissent… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • conciliation — Conciliation. s. f. v. Accord. Conciliation des esprits. conciliation des passages, des loix &c …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Conciliation — Con*cil i*a tion, n. [L. conciliatio.] The act or process of conciliating; the state of being conciliated. [1913 Webster] The house has gone further; it has declared conciliation admissible previous to any submission on the part of America. Burke …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Conciliation — (v. lat.), Versöhnung; davon Conciliatorisch, aussöhnend, einigend, u. Conciliiren, vereinen, aussöhnen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Conciliation — Conciliation, lat., Versöhnung; conciliatorisch, versöhnend; conciliiren, versöhnen, vereinigen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • conciliation — CONCILIATION: Les prêcher toujours, même quand les contraires sont absolus …   Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • conciliation — et union, Conciliatio, Conciliatura …   Thresor de la langue françoyse