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mutually

adverb
     
mu‧tu‧al‧ly
1

mutually acceptable/beneficial/convenient etc

something that is mutually acceptable etc is acceptable etc to both or all the people involved:
We eventually arrived at a figure that was mutually acceptable.
2

mutually exclusive

two ideas or beliefs that are mutually exclusive cannot both exist or be true at the same time

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