Reciprocal+action

  • 1 reciprocal action — index reaction (response), repercussion Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 reciprocal — [ri sip′rə kəl] adj. [< L reciprocus, returning, reciprocal < * reco prokos, backwards and forwards < * recos (< re , back + * cos < ?) + IE * proko , ahead (> Gr proka, forthwith) < base * pro , forward, ahead + AL] 1. done …

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  • 3 reciprocal — [[t]rɪsɪ̱prək(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A reciprocal action or agreement involves two people or groups who do the same thing to each other or agree to help each another in a similar way. [FORMAL] They expected a reciprocal gesture before more… …

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  • 4 Reciprocal — Re*cip ro*cal (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*kal), a. [L. reciprocus; of unknown origin.] 1. Recurring in vicissitude; alternate. [1913 Webster] 2. Done by each to the other; interchanging or interchanged; given and received; due from each to each; mutual;… …

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  • 5 Reciprocal equation — Reciprocal Re*cip ro*cal (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*kal), a. [L. reciprocus; of unknown origin.] 1. Recurring in vicissitude; alternate. [1913 Webster] 2. Done by each to the other; interchanging or interchanged; given and received; due from each to… …

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  • 6 Reciprocal figures — Reciprocal Re*cip ro*cal (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*kal), a. [L. reciprocus; of unknown origin.] 1. Recurring in vicissitude; alternate. [1913 Webster] 2. Done by each to the other; interchanging or interchanged; given and received; due from each to… …

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  • 7 Reciprocal proportion — Reciprocal Re*cip ro*cal (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*kal), a. [L. reciprocus; of unknown origin.] 1. Recurring in vicissitude; alternate. [1913 Webster] 2. Done by each to the other; interchanging or interchanged; given and received; due from each to… …

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  • 8 Reciprocal quantities — Reciprocal Re*cip ro*cal (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*kal), a. [L. reciprocus; of unknown origin.] 1. Recurring in vicissitude; alternate. [1913 Webster] 2. Done by each to the other; interchanging or interchanged; given and received; due from each to… …

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  • 9 Reciprocal ratio — Reciprocal Re*cip ro*cal (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*kal), a. [L. reciprocus; of unknown origin.] 1. Recurring in vicissitude; alternate. [1913 Webster] 2. Done by each to the other; interchanging or interchanged; given and received; due from each to… …

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  • 10 Reciprocal terms — Reciprocal Re*cip ro*cal (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*kal), a. [L. reciprocus; of unknown origin.] 1. Recurring in vicissitude; alternate. [1913 Webster] 2. Done by each to the other; interchanging or interchanged; given and received; due from each to… …

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  • 11 reciprocal verb — UK US noun [countable] [singular reciprocal verb plural reciprocal verbs] linguistics a verb that describes something that two people do to or with each other, for example the verb ‘meet’ in the sentence ‘We always meet in the park’ …

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  • 12 Reciprocal determinism — is the theory set forth by psychologist Albert Bandura that a person s behavior both influences and is influenced by personal factors and the social environment. Bandura accepts the possibility of an individual s behavior being conditioned… …

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  • 13 reciprocal — ► ADJECTIVE 1) given, felt, or done in return. 2) (of an agreement or arrangement) bearing on or binding two parties equally. 3) Grammar (of a pronoun or verb) expressing mutual action or relationship (e.g. each other, they kissed). ► NOUN… …

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  • 14 Reciprocal altruism — Diagram showing reciprocal altruism In evolutionary biology, reciprocal altruism is a behaviour whereby an organism acts in a manner that temporarily reduces its fitness while increasing another organism s fitness, with the expectation that the… …

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  • 15 reciprocal — reciprocality, reciprocalness, n. reciprocally, adv. /ri sip reuh keuhl/, adj. 1. given or felt by each toward the other; mutual: reciprocal respect. 2. given, performed, felt, etc., in return: reciprocal aid. 3. corresponding; matching;… …

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  • 16 reciprocal — re•cip•ro•cal [[t]rɪˈsɪp rə kəl[/t]] adj. 1) given or felt by each toward the other; mutual: reciprocal respect[/ex] 2) given, performed, felt, etc., in return: reciprocal aid[/ex] 3) corresponding; matching; equivalent: reciprocal privileges at… …

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  • 17 Reciprocal innervation — René Descartes (1596 1650) was one of the first to conceive a model of reciprocal innervation (in 1626) as the principle that provides for the control of agonist and antagonist muscles. Reciprocal innervation describes skeletal muscles as… …

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  • 18 Reciprocal Public License — The Reciprocal Public License (RPL) is a software license inspired by the GNU General Public License (GPL) but authored to explicitly remove what some have referred to as the GPL s privacy loophole mdash;an aspect of the GPL which allows… …

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  • 19 reciprocal — adj. & n. adj. 1 in return (offered a reciprocal greeting). 2 mutual (their feelings are reciprocal). 3 Gram. (of a pronoun) expressing mutual action or relation (as in each other). 4 inversely correspondent; complementary (natural kindness… …

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  • 20 reciprocal statute — A limitation statute of one state which provides that when an action arising in another state is barred therein by limitation, no action thereon shall be brought in the former state except by a citizen thereof who has held the cause of action… …

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