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Definition of "reconcilable" [rec•on•ci•la•ble]

  • Capable of or qualified for reconciliation: reconcilable differences. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "reconcilable" in a sentence
  • "It puts new emphasis on talks by Afghan tribal leaders with so-called reconcilable members of the Taliban, but not al Qaeda."
  • "He was talking to so-called reconcilable insurgents."
  • "'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?"