reconcilable

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of or qualified for reconciliation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being reconciled.
  • Synonyms Appeasable, placable.
  • Consistent (with).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being reconciled

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Capable of being reconciled.
  • noun Something that can be reconciled.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being reconciled

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Examples

  • It puts new emphasis on talks by Afghan tribal leaders with so-called reconcilable members of the Taliban, but not al Qaeda.

    CNN Transcript Nov 11, 2008

  • He was talking to so-called reconcilable insurgents.

    CNN Transcript Mar 26, 2007

  • 'But in what terms reconcilable to Majesty, and, at the same time to truth, shall we speak of a late instruction to his Majesty's Governor of the colony of Virginia, by which he is forbidden to assent to any law for the division of a county, unless the new county will consent to have no representative in Assembly?

    Memoir Correspondence And Miscellanies

  • But in what terms reconcilable to Majesty, and at the same time to truth, shall we speak of a late instruction to his Majesty's Governor of the colony of Virginia, by which he is forbidden to assent to any law for the division of a county, unless the new county will consent to have no representative in Assembly?

    Autobiography

  • 'But in what terms reconcilable to Majesty, and, at the same time to truth, shall we speak of a late instruction to his Majesty's Governor of the colony of Virginia, by which he is forbidden to assent to any law for the division of a county, unless the new county will consent to have no representative in Assembly?

    Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson, Volume 1

  • Why should the so-called reconcilable and neutral Afghans side with the losing side and that too for a wrong cause?

    Asian Tribune

  • Senior U.S. officials, including key military commanders, have recently spoken about the possibility of dialogue with so-called reconcilable elements of the Taliban, a category that implicitly does not include Mullah Omar.

    GlobalSecurity.org

  • Senior U.S. officials, including key military commanders, have recently spoken about the possibility of dialogue with so-called reconcilable elements of the Taliban, a category that implicitly does not include Mullah Omar.

    Top Stories - Google News

  • One acts retributively, the other compassionately; one by laws of natural consequence, the other by supernatural intervention; one goes by desert, the other by self-sacrifice transcending desert; one condemns just where the other undertakes to even justify; so that, factors though they be in forwarding a common result, we should not be surprised to find them set against each other in Scripture terms, and described as reconcilable, only in the fact that one pays tribute to the other.

    The Vicarious Sacrifice, Grounded in Principles of Universal Obligation.

  • The U.S. went so far as to question Pakistan's wisdom for even considering the Haqqanis "reconcilable" given how tightly-entwined they were with al Qaeda.

    Michael Hughes: Afghanistan's Plea to the U.S.: 'Don't Do Us Any Favors'

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