Meaning of “mutual friend” in the English Dictionary

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"mutual friend" in British English

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mutual friendnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌmjuː.tʃu.əl ˈfrend/ us /ˌmjuː.tʃu.əl ˈfrend/

C1 a person who is the friend of two people who may or may not know each other:

Lynn and Phil met through a mutual friend.

(Definition of “mutual friend” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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