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Noun: conciliation  kun,si-li'ey-shun
  1. The state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled
    "there was a brief period of conciliation but the fighting soon resumed"
  2. Any of various forms of mediation whereby disputes may be settled short of arbitration
  3. The act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
    - placation, propitiation

Derived forms: conciliations

Type of: appeasement, calming, mediation, peace

Encyclopedia: Conciliation, Industrial