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English definition of “mutual friend”

mutual friend

noun [C]    
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 .Friends, acquaintances and contemporaries
(Definition of mutual friend noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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