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mutual

adjective uk   /ˈmjuː.tʃu.əl/ us  
C1 (of two or more people or groups) feeling the same emotion, or doing the same thing to or for each other: Theirs was a partnership based on mutual respect, trust and understanding. Both countries are acting to their mutual advantage. The agreement was terminated by mutual consent.Reciprocating

mutual

noun [C] uk   /ˈmjuː.tʃu.əl/ (also mutual company) us  
a financial organization such as a building society that is owned by its members, rather than by shareholdersBanks and bank accounts
(Definition of mutual from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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