mutuality

noun
mu·​tu·​al·​i·​ty | \ ˌmyü-chə-ˈwa-lə-tē How to pronounce mutuality (audio) \

Definition of mutuality

1 : the quality or state of being mutual
2 : a sharing of sentiments : intimacy

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Formed in 2005, the Lakewood Community Relations Advisory Commission has a mission to promote respect for diversity, equity for all and to foster bonds of mutuality between groups and individuals within the city. John Benson, cleveland.com, "Lakewood seeking resident volunteers for Community Relations Advisory Commission," 8 Aug. 2019 There’s an eros to old-school humbuggery, the way Barnum did it: a tingle, a mutuality. James Parker, The Atlantic, "The Spectacular P. T. Barnum," 19 July 2019 Her direct gaze at the camera is not a solicitation of the viewer, an appeal for recognition, or a look predicated on mutuality. Longreads, "A Minor Figure," 20 July 2019 We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018 We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018 Civility does not require engagement with individuals who utter speech that, at its core, has no connection with respect or mutuality. Blake D. Morant, The Atlantic, "In Praise of Civility," 24 May 2018 We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018 We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Lily Rothman, Time, "5 Things Written by Martin Luther King Jr. That Everyone Should Read, According to an Expert," 3 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of mutuality

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of mutuality was circa 1586

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mutuality

noun
mu·​tu·​al·​i·​ty | \ ˌmyü-chə-ˈwa-lə-tē How to pronounce mutuality (audio) \

Legal Definition of mutuality

: the quality or state of being mutual: as
a : the quality of a contract under which both parties are bound by obligations
b : the state of debts for purposes of set-off under bankruptcy law in which the debts are owed between the same parties standing in the same capacity

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