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British English: /ˈrɛk(ə)nsʌɪl/
American English: /ˈrɛkənˌsaɪl/

Translation of reconcile in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (restore to friendship) become reconciled
    sich versöhnen
  • 2 (resign oneself)reconcile oneself or become/be reconciled to something
    sich mit etwas versöhnen
  • 3
    (make compatible) in Einklang bringen (Vorstellungen, Überzeugungen)
    (show to be compatible) miteinander vereinen
    one cannot reconcile dictatorship and freedom of speech
    Diktatur und Redefreiheit sind miteinander unvereinbar
  • 4 (settle)
    beilegen (Meinungsverschiedenheit)
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