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mutuality

Noun

1 a reciprocality of sentiments; "the mutuality of their affection was obvious" [syn: mutualness]
2 a reciprocal relation between interdependent entities (objects or individuals or groups) [syn: interdependence, interdependency]

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English

Noun

  1. The property of being mutual.
    The mutuality of mutually-assured-destruction is key to its function as a deterent.

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