Translation of mutual in Spanish:

mutual

Pronunciation: /ˈmjuːtʃuəl/

adj

  • 1.1 (reciprocal) [affection/loathing/respect/help] mutuo the feeling is mutual el sentimiento es mutuo or correspondido
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    • ‘We met around town in Detroit and just had a mutual admiration and respect, then just sort of gravitated toward one another,’ says Benson.
    • But this has not affected the mutual love and respect he and his children feel for one another.
    • Dara seemed to have mutual feelings toward it since she whipped out her newly charged cell phone and began punching in numbers.
    1.2 (shared, common) (before noun/delante del nombre) [friend/enemy] común by mutual agreement de común acuerdo the arrangement will be to our mutual benefit el arreglo será beneficioso para ambos/para todos we have a mutual interest in opera compartimos el mismo interés por la ópera, a ambos/a todos nos interesa la ópera
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    • Men preferred friends with mutual acquaintances and common interests, while women valued laughter, honesty and trust.
    • But we had mutual friends in common, and the most significant one was this chap, James Coldhurst.
    • He waived the hourly fee after discovering a mutual common interest in the gym.
    1.3 [Finance/Finanzas] mutual benefit society mutualidad (f), sociedad (f) mutualista, mutual (f) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) , mutualista (feminine) (Uruguay) mutual insurance seguro (masculine) mutuo mutual insurance company mutual (feminine) de seguros mutual savings bank caja (feminine) de ahorros mutuos
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    • Deep in Glasgow's business district, nearly all the grand former building societies, mutual associations and insurance offices have been transformed into eateries and drinkeries.
    • Furthermore, several building societies and mutual life assurance companies have converted to listed companies over the past fifteen years, providing windfall shares to their members.
    • In previous years, building societies and mutual companies (those without shareholders) usually dominated these annual surveys of the cheapest lenders.

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