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reciprocaladjective

uk   us   /rɪˈsɪp.rə.kəl/ formal
A reciprocal action or arrangement involves two people or groups of people who behave in the same way or agree to help each other and give each other advantages.
reciprocally
adverb uk   us   /-i/

reciprocalnoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪˈsɪp.rə.kəl/
a number that, when multiplied by another number, results in 1
Translations of “reciprocal”
in Vietnamese lẫn nhau…
in Spanish Recíproco…
in Thai ซึ่งกันและกัน…
in Malaysian timbal balik…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相互的, 互惠的, 報答的…
in Indonesian resiprokal, timbal-balik…
in Russian взаимный, обоюдный…
in Turkish karşılıklı, iki taraflı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 相互的, 互惠的, 报答的…
in Polish wzajemny, obopólny…
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