Meaning of RECIPROCITY in English

RECIPROCITY

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ re-s ə - ' prä-s( ə -)t ē

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural -ties

Date: 1766

1 : the quality or state of being reciprocal : mutual dependence, action, or influence

2 : a mutual exchange of privileges specifically : a recognition by one of two countries or institutions of the validity of licenses or privileges granted by the other

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