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"reciprocal" in American English

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reciprocaladjective

 us   /rɪˈsɪp·rə·kəl/ fml
operating for both, esp. ​equally or to a ​similardegree: They ​share a ​truly reciprocal ​relationship. Note: said about two people or things

reciprocalnoun [C]

 /rɪˈsɪp·rə·kəl/
  • reciprocal noun [C] (NUMBER)

mathematics a ​number that when ​multiplied by another ​numberresults in 1
(Definition of reciprocal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"reciprocal" in British English

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reciprocaladjective

uk   /rɪˈsɪp.rə.kəl/  us   /rɪˈsɪp.rə.kəl/ formal

reciprocalnoun [C]

uk   /rɪˈsɪp.rə.kəl/  us   /rɪˈsɪp.rə.kəl/
(Definition of reciprocal from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reciprocal" in Business English

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reciprocaladjective

uk   us   /rɪˈsɪprəkəl/ formal
involving two ​people or ​organizations who ​agree to ​help each other by ​behaving in the same way or by giving each other similar ​advantages: a reciprocal ​arrangement/​agreement/​relationship We have ​agreed to ​exchangeinformation about our two ​companies, but strictly on a reciprocal ​basis.
reciprocally
adverb
We ​aim to ​establish reciprocally ​profitablerelations.
(Definition of reciprocal from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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