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reciprocity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreciprocityre‧ci‧pro‧ci‧ty /ˌresəˈprɒsəti $ -ˈprɑː-/ noun [uncountable] formal 🔊 🔊 REACTa situation in which two people, groups, or countries give each other similar kinds of help or special rights
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reciprocityIt has been based on a reciprocity between governors and governed.The striking quality of the final group of poems that I want to discuss is their mutuality and reciprocity.A key principle here has to be reciprocity.For these children, punishment based on reciprocity is more just than punishment based on expiation.But there is another way to ensure that altruism pays: reciprocity.Is it the sad reciprocity of love that you always want what you think you are giving?
From Longman Business Dictionaryreciprocityre‧ci‧pro‧ci‧ty /ˌresəˈprɒsəti-ˈprɑː-/ noun [uncountable] when two people, countries etc agree to give each other similar kinds of help or the same rightsBecause of reciprocity between Germany and the US, Mr Bauer’s license will be valid here.
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