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English definition of “reciprocate”

reciprocate

verb [I/T]  /rɪˈsɪp·rəˌkeɪt/ fml us  
to do something for someone because the person has done something similar for you: [I] We gave them information, but they didn’t reciprocate. [T] Hemingway loved Stein and she reciprocated his love.
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