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mutual

  

      adj  
1    experienced or expressed by each of two or more people or groups about the other; reciprocal  
mutual distrust     
2    common to or shared by both or all of two or more parties  
a mutual friend, mutual interests     
3    denoting an insurance company, etc., in which the policyholders share the profits and expenses and there are no shareholders  
     (C15: from Old French mutuel, from Latin mutuus reciprocal (originally: borrowed); related to mutare to change)  
  mutuality  
  mutualness      n  
  mutually      adv  
The use of mutual to mean common to or shared by two or more parties was formerly considered incorrect, but is now acceptable. Tautologous use of mutual should be avoided: cooperation (not mutual cooperation) between the two countries  


mutual fund  
      n      the U.S. and Canadian name for       unit trust  
mutual inductance  
      n   a measure of the mutual induction between two magnetically linked circuits, given as the ratio of the induced electromotive force to the rate of change of current producing it. It is usually measured in henries.,   (Symbol)    M, L12     (Also called)    coefficient of mutual induction  
mutual induction  
      n   the production of an electromotive force in a circuit by a current change in a second circuit magnetically linked to the first  
   See also       mutual inductance  
  
Compare  
    self-induction  
mutual insurance  
      n   a system of insurance by which all policyholders become company members under contract to pay premiums into a common fund out of which claims are paid  
   See also       mutual       3  
mutual savings bank  
      n     (Chiefly U.S)   a savings bank having no subscribed capital stock and distributing all available net profit to depositors who, however, remain creditors without voting power  
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adv.
mutual sexual gratification
Collins defines it a compound . Mine is a lovers phrase.
n.
installation of programs on a computer without the user's explicit consent or aknowledgement
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