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English definition of “mutual”

mutual

adjective
 
 
/ˈmjuːtʃuəl/
OPINION When two or more people have a mutual feeling, they have the same opinion about each other: mutual admiration/respect He doesn't like her, and I suspect the feeling's mutual.SharingSimilar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
FRIEND/INTEREST When two or more people have a mutual friend or interest, they have the same one: Andrew and Jean were introduced to each other by a mutual friend.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
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