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Multiple Meanings
reciprocal — as in:  reciprocal privileges

It is a reciprocal trade agreement.
something shared or interchanged equally

(such as equal responsibility, shared feelings, mutual respect, or exchanged aid)
reciprocal — as in:  reciprocal numbers

the reciprocal ratio of a:b is b:a
inversely related — especially one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1; e.g., 1/5 is the reciprocal of 5

More rarely, reciprocal is used to indicate a complementary relationship as in one of a pair of complementary colors or angles.
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