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adjective reciprocal pronunciation in American English /rɪˈsɪprək(ə)l/
  1. done according to an arrangement by which you do something for someone who does the same thing for you

    a reciprocal agreement

    a reciprocal exchange

    a reciprocal visit (=a visit to the person who visited you)



used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …

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