Examples of reciprocity in a Sentence
- Grownups know that little things matter … and that relationships are based on respect and reciprocity. —Margaret Carlson, Time, 4 June 2001
- Introduced in the McKinley Tariff of 1890, reciprocity gave the president authority to remove items from the free list if their countries of origin placed unreasonable tariffs on American goods. —Mary Beth Norton et al., A People and a Nation, 1988
- Indeed when they talked on an indifferent subject, as now, there was ever a second silent conversation passing between their emotions, so perfect was the reciprocity between them. —Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure, 1895
The proposal calls for reciprocity in trade relations.
Recent Examples of reciprocity from the Web
One avenue the Treasury isn’t pursuing, the official said, is remaking U.S. tariffs so that they would be based on the concept of reciprocity.
The experience taught me a lot about the importance of reciprocity in a relationship.
The official march rejects reciprocity for concealed carry licenses in all states or any legislation that would put guns into schools.
The University of Minnesota costs about $4,000 more in annual tuition: $16,000 more for a four-year degree, even with the reciprocity agreement.
Democrats in the Senate may have to swallow the conceal-carry reciprocity provision as well.
Relationships are fueled by reciprocity, so examine your bonds (both romantic and platonic) to confirm that the weight is evenly distributed.
Like his ancestors before him, Tuki believes these past and future efforts are merely an act of reciprocity.
This encounter is grounded in kindness, reciprocity and gratitude.
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RECIPROCITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reciprocity for English Language Learners
: a situation or relationship in which two people or groups agree to do something similar for each other, to allow each other to have the same rights, etc. : a reciprocal arrangement or relationship
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