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reciprocity

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formal a situation or relationship in which two people or groups agree to do something similar for each other; a reciprocal arrangement or relationship
  • The proposal calls for reciprocity in trade relations.

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The first known use of reciprocity was in 1753

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“Reciprocity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reciprocity. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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