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reconcile

US [ˈrekənˌsaɪl]
UK [ˈrekənsaɪl]
  • v.调和;使和谐一致;使配合;使和解
  • Web使和好;调停;调解
Simple Present:reconciles  Present Participle:reconciling  Past Tense:reconciled  
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v.
1.
~ sth (with sth)
使和谐一致;调和;使配合to find an acceptable way of dealing with two or more ideas, needs, etc. that seem to be opposed to each other
an attempt to reconcile the need for industrial development with concern for the environment
协调工业发展的需要和环境保护之间关系的努力
It was hard to reconcile his career ambitions with the needs of his children.
他很难兼顾事业上的抱负和孩子们的需要。
2.
[usupass]
使和解;使和好如初to make people become friends again after an argument or a disagreement
The pair were reconciled after Jackson made a public apology.
杰克逊公开道歉之后,这两个人又言归于好了。
He has recently been reconciled with his wife.
他最近已经和妻子和好了。
3.
~ sb/yourself (to sth)
将就;妥协to make sb/yourself accept an unpleasant situation because it is not possible to change it
He could not reconcile himself to the prospect of losing her.
他一想到有可能失去她,就觉得难以忍受。

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