[ ri-sip-ruh-key-shuh n ]
/ rɪˌsɪp rəˈkeɪ ʃən /


an act or instance of reciprocating.
a returning, usually for something given.
a mutual giving and receiving.
the state of being reciprocal or corresponding.


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Origin of reciprocation

First recorded in 1520–30, reciprocation is from the Latin word reciprocātiōn- (stem of reciprocātiō). See reciprocate, -ion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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