adjective see conciliate

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  • Conciliative — Con*cil i*a*tive, a. Conciliatory. Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conciliative — index nonmilitant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • conciliative — con·cil·i·a·tive …   English syllables

  • conciliative — adjective intended to placate spoke in a conciliating tone a conciliatory visit • Syn: ↑conciliatory • Ant: ↑antagonistic (for: ↑conciliatory) …   Useful english dictionary

  • conciliatory — adjective 1. making or willing to make concessions (Freq. 1) loneliness tore through him...whenever he thought of...even the compromising Louis du Tillet • Syn: ↑compromising, ↑flexible • Ant: ↑uncompromising (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • conciliate — verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Latin conciliatus, past participle of conciliare to assemble, unite, win over, from concilium assembly, council more at council Date: 1545 transitive verb 1. to gain (as goodwill) by …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • conciliatory — conciliatorily, adv. conciliatoriness, n. /keuhn sil ee euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. tending to conciliate: a conciliatory manner; conciliatory comments. Also, conciliative /keuhn sil ee ay tiv, euh tiv, sil yeuh /. [1570 80; CONCILIATE + ORY1] *… …   Universalium

  • nonmilitant — adjective accommodative, agreeable, amicable, appeasable, conciliable, conciliative, conciliatory, concordant, forgiving, gentle, halcyon, irenic, irenical, meek, neutral, nonaggresive, noncombatant, noncombative, nonviolent, pacificatory,… …   Law dictionary

  • corporazione — cor·po·ra·zió·ne s.f. 1a. TS stor. in Roma antica, unione di individui accomunati dalla stessa funzione o professione | in età medievale e sino al XVIII sec., associazione di persone svolgenti lo stesso lavoro e riunite per la difesa degli… …   Dizionario italiano

  • polite — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. mannerly, civil, courteous, gracious; gallant, courtly, polished, well bred, refined. See courtesy, fashion. Ant., impolite, surly. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Courteous] Syn. courteous, civil,… …   English dictionary for students

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