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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of conciliare 'to bring together, unite', from concilium; COUNCIL

conciliate

verb
     
con‧cil‧i‧ate [intransitive and transitive] formal
PPG to do something to make people more likely to stop arguing, especially by giving them something they want:
efforts to conciliate the unions
conciliator noun [countable]

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