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 for mutual
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mutual \Mu"tu*al\, a. [F. mutuel, L. mutuus, orig., exchanged,
     borrowed, lent; akin to mutare to change. See Mutable.]
     1. Reciprocally acting or related; reciprocally receiving and
        giving; reciprocally given and received; reciprocal;
        interchanged; as, a mutual love, advantage, assistance,
        aversion, etc.
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              Conspiracy and mutual promise.        --Sir T. More.
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              Happy in our mutual help,
              And mutual love.                      --Milton.
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              A certain shyness on such subjects, which was mutual
              between the sisters.                  --G. Eliot.
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     2. Possessed, experienced, or done by two or more persons or
        things at the same time; common; joint; as, mutual
        happiness; a mutual effort. --Burke.
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              A vast accession of misery and woe from the mutual
              weeping, and wailing, and gnashing of teeth.
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     Note: This use of mutual as synonymous with common is
           inconsistent with the idea of interchange, or
           reciprocal relation, which properly belongs to it; but
           the word has been so used by many writers of high
           authority. The present tendency is toward a careful
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                 Mutual, as Johnson will tell us, means something
                 reciprocal, a giving and taking. How could people
                 have mutual ancestors?             --P. Harrison.
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     Mutual insurance, agreement among a number of persons to
        insure each other against loss, as by fire, death, or
     Mutual insurance company, one which does a business of
        insurance on the mutual principle, the policy holders
        sharing losses and profits pro rata.
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     Syn: Reciprocal; interchanged; common.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: common to or shared by two or more parties; "a common
             friend"; "the mutual interests of management and labor"
             [syn: common, mutual]
      2: concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially
         given or done in return; "reciprocal aid"; "reciprocal
         trade"; "mutual respect"; "reciprocal privileges at other
         clubs" [syn: reciprocal, mutual] [ant: nonreciprocal]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "mutual":
     accessory, accompanying, associated, attendant, attending,
     changeable, coacting, coactive, coadjutant, coadjuvant,
     coefficient, coincident, collaborative, collateral, collective,
     collectivist, collectivistic, collusive, combined, commensal,
     common, communal, communalist, communalistic, communist,
     communistic, communitarian, commutable, commutative, commutual,
     complementary, concerted, concomitant, concordant, concurrent,
     concurring, conjoint, conjunct, connected, conniving, convertible,
     cooperant, cooperating, cooperative, correlative, coupled,
     ecumenic, equal, equalizing, equivalent, even, exchanged, fellow,
     general, give-and-take, harmonious, harmonized, in common,
     interactive, interchangeable, interchanged, joined, joint,
     noncompetitive, paired, parallel, permutable, popular, public,
     reciprocal, reciprocating, reciprocative, related, respective,
     retaliatory, returnable, shared, simultaneous, social, socialistic,
     societal, standard, swapped, switched, symbiotic, synergetic,
     synergic, synergistic, traded, transposed, twin, two-way,
     uncompetitive, united

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Mutual, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
     Population (2000):    132
     Housing Units (2000): 51
     Land area (2000):     0.136140 sq. miles (0.352600 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.136140 sq. miles (0.352600 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            53480
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             40.079243 N, 83.638167 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Mutual, OH

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Mutual, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    76
     Housing Units (2000): 38
     Land area (2000):     0.262126 sq. miles (0.678902 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.262126 sq. miles (0.678902 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            50150
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             36.229816 N, 99.167704 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     73853
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Mutual, OK

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