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.
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All the while, Congress is mulling legislation to enable the federal government to negotiate reciprocity agreements with like-minded foreign nations to give each side a right to data on foreign servers—with a valid warrant.
Research suggests that virtual communication tends to come with an expectation of reciprocity
Research suggests that virtual communication tends to come with an expectation of reciprocity; that something shared means something returned, Hensel said.
This raises the question of whether reciprocity surfaces only in more intelligent chimps.
This attention to reciprocity helps to maintain cooperation among the partners and reduces the temptation of cheating.
Based on the feeding visits, the researchers were able to map complex social networks of puma reciprocity.
Virgos use facts to create holistic profiles of their lovers and enjoy partnership that emphasizes reciprocity and kindness.
But unfortunately, we weren’t met with reciprocity here.
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