Meaning of MUTUAL in English
mu ‧ tu ‧ al AC /ˈmjuːtʃuəl/ BrE AmE adjective
[ Word Family: adverb : ↑ mutually ; adjective : ↑ mutual ]
[ Date: 1400-1500 ; Language: French ; Origin: mutuel , from Latin mutuus 'lent, borrowed, mutual' ]
1 . mutual feelings such as respect, trust, or hatred are feelings that two or more people have for each other ⇨ reciprocal
mutual respect/trust/understanding etc
Mutual respect is necessary for any partnership to work.
European nations can live together in a spirit of mutual trust.
I didn’t like Dev, and the feeling seemed to be mutual.
The two men were a mutual admiration society, gushing about how much they were learning from each other.
2 . [only before noun] mutual support, help etc is support that two or more people give each other:
MAMA puts new mothers in touch with each other, for mutual support and friendship.
3 . mutual agreement/consent when two or more people both agree to something:
In the end the relationship was ended by mutual agreement.
4 . mutual friend/interest a friend or interest that two people both have:
We discovered a mutual interest in drama.
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Longman - Словарь современного английского языка. 2012