Definition of mend one's fences in English:

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mend (one's) fences

Make peace with a person or group: is it too late to mend fences with your ex-wife?
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  • First he has mended his fences with Miss Maisey and they are now living together as a family.
  • Now he is back, mending fences and building a power base.
  • By working together to preserve their common ecological heritage, there's hope the countries can also mend fences over their political and cultural differences.
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