Definition of mutual
- mutual affection
- they had long been mutual enemies
- enjoying their mutual hobby
- to their mutual advantage
- mutual contacts
Mutual love and respect was the key to their successful marriage.
The partnership was based on mutual admiration and understanding.
countries relying on mutual support during difficult times
our mutual hobby of car racing
It was a mutual effort.
We had a mutual agreement not to tell our secret.
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: shared between two or more people or groups
: shared by two or more people or groups
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without deliberation, pause, or delay
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