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reciprocal

adjective uk   /rɪˈsɪp.rə.kəl/ formal us  
A reciprocal action or arrangement involves two people or groups of people who behave in the same way or agree to help each other and give each other advantages.
reciprocally
adverb uk   /-i/ us  

reciprocal

noun [C] uk   /rɪˈsɪp.rə.kəl/ us  
a number that, when multiplied by another number, results in 1
Translations of “reciprocal”
in Spanish Recíproco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相互的, 互惠的, 報答的…
in Russian взаимный, обоюдный…
in Turkish karşılıklı, iki taraflı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相互的, 互惠的, 报答的…
in Polish wzajemny, obopólny…
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