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reciprocation

Definitions of reciprocation
  1. noun
    alternating back-and-forth movement
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    type of:
    motility, motion, move, movement
    a change of position that does not entail a change of location
  2. noun
    the act of making or doing something in return
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    type of:
    getting even, paying back, return
    a reciprocal group action
  3. noun
    mutual interaction; the activity of reciprocating or exchanging (especially information)
    synonyms: give-and-take, interchange
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    reciprocity
    mutual exchange of commercial or other privileges
    cross-fertilisation, cross-fertilization
    interchange between different cultures or different ways of thinking that is mutually productive and beneficial
    dealings, traffic
    social or verbal interchange (usually followed by `with')
    relation
    (usually plural) mutual dealings or connections among persons or groups
    type of:
    interaction
    a mutual or reciprocal action; interacting
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