Meaning of RECIPROCITY in English


/res'euh pros"i tee/ , n.

1. a reciprocal state or relation.

2. reciprocation; mutual exchange.

3. the relation or policy in commercial dealings between countries by which corresponding advantages or privileges are granted by each country to the citizens of the other.

[ 1760-70; reciproc ( us ) (see RECIPROCAL) + -ITY ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .