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[kuh n-sil-ee-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kənˈsɪl i əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/

tending to :
a conciliatory manner; conciliatory comments.
/kənˈsɪljətərɪ; -trɪ/
intended to placate or reconcile

1570s, from conciliate + -ory. Related: Conciliator.


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