fence-mending

noun
fence-mend·​ing | \ ˈfen(t)s-ˌmen-diŋ How to pronounce fence-mending (audio) \

Definition of fence-mending

: the rehabilitating of a deteriorated political relationship

First Known Use of fence-mending

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Fence-mending.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fence-mending. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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