Definitions for "Conciliation"
The act or process of conciliating; the state of being conciliated.
In the UK, a term often associated with ACAS and employment disputes. It can be used to mean the same process as mediation, although in some jurisdictions it suggests a different approach by the neutral.
A form of alternative dispute resolution in which the parties bring their dispute to a neutral third party, who helps lower tensions, improve communications, and explore possible solutions. Conciliation is similar to mediation, but is may be less formal.
the act of placating and overcoming distrust and animosity
the state of manifesting goodwill and cooperation after being reconciled; "there was a brief period of conciliation but the fighting soon resumed"