reconciliation
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌɹɛkənˌsɪlɪˈeɪʃən/, /ˌɹɛkənˌsɪliˈeɪʃən/
Noun

reconciliation

  1. The reestablishment of friendly relations; conciliation or rapprochement.
    He longed for reconciliation with his estranged father, but too many painful memories kept him from making contact again.
  2. (theology) The end of estrangement between a human and God as a result of the process of atonement.
  3. A Roman Catholic sacrament involving contrition, confession, punishment and absolution; penance.
  4. (accounting) Process of matching, comparing and agreeing figures from accounting records against those presented on a bank statement, including list of explainable differences.
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