Reciprocity treaty
Reciprocity Rec`i*proc"i*ty (r[e^]s`[i^]*pr[o^]s"[i^]*t[y^]), n. [Cf. F. r['e]ciprocit['e]. See {Reciprocal}.] 1. Mutual action and reaction. [1913 Webster]

2. Reciprocal advantages, obligations, or rights; reciprocation. [1913 Webster]

{Reciprocity treaty}, or {Treaty of reciprocity}, a treaty concluded between two countries, conferring equal privileges as regards customs or charges on imports, or in other respects. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Reciprocation; interchange; mutuality. [1913 Webster]


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