Meaning of fence-mending


Pronunciation: (fens'men"ding), [key]
— Informal. Informal.
  1. the practice of reestablishing or strengthening personal, business, or political contacts and relationships by conciliation or negotiation, as after a dispute, disagreement, or period of inactivity.
  1. of, pertaining to, or promoting fence-mending.
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