mutual aid


noun Sociology.

the cooperative as opposed to the competitive factors operating in the development of society.

Nearby words

  1. muttonfish,
  2. muttonhead,
  3. muttra,
  4. mutual,
  5. mutual admiration society,
  6. mutual assured destruction,
  7. mutual fund,
  8. mutual impedance,
  9. mutual inductance,
  10. mutual induction

Origin of mutual aid

First recorded in 1530–40

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