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reciprocity

[res′ipros′itē]
Etymology: Fr, réciprocité
a mutual agreement to exchange privileges, dependence, or relationships. An example is an agreement between two governing bodies to accept the medical credentials of nurses or physicians licensed in either community.

reciprocity

Medical education The recognition by one jurisdiction–eg, a state, of the validity of certificates and licenses–eg, to practice medicine issued by another jurisdiction

rec·i·proc·i·ty

(res'i-pros'i-tē)
A mutual agreement between two U.S. states whereby each agrees to grant a license to practice medicine to any person licensed by the other state.

reciprocity (res´əpros´itē),

n a mutual agreement to exchange privileges, dependence, or relationships, as in an agreement between two governing bodies to accept the credentials of a physician, dentist, licensed dental professional, or other health professional licensed in either jurisdiction.

reciprocity

in terms of international registration of veterinarians refers to the agreement between countries for reciprocal acceptance of each other's qualifications for registration. The members of the European Economic Community have such an agreement.
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One of the Commission's main arguments for transforming the Lome model was that it conflicts with the WTO's rule banning non-reciprocal trade concessions.
Current non-reciprocal optical devices--for example, isolators and circulators--are exclusively built using the Faraday magneto-optic effect.
More states should pass similar legislation, inasmuch as shipments are being made into non-reciprocal states anyway.
The standard GSP is a non-negotiated arrangement under which the EU provides non-reciprocal preferential access.
The author further points out: "Although both sharing and gift-giving have some elements that often (but not always) make them more communal, loving, and caring than marketplace exchange, sharing differs from gift-giving in that it is non-reciprocal.
The Generalised System of Preferences is an autonomous trade arrangement through which the EU provides non-reciprocal preferential access to the EU market to 176 developing countries and territories.
So, when an organization won't make its names available, the alternative is you could just flat out deny them your names, or you can charge them a non-reciprocal fee.
8) As a result, the preference-granting countries implemented various individual schemes of temporary, generalized, non-reciprocal, non-discriminatory preferences under which tariffs were lowered or eliminated on certain imports from developing countries.
In other words, the ACP which has benefited from non-reciprocal trade advantages fear that their economies might be crushed by any elimination of tariffs.
Written by an international authority on non-reciprocal microwave circuits and devices, the book is organized into logical blocks of chapters that focus on specific effects and circuit aspects of the stripline circulator.
He said many of the poorest countries may not benefit much from a traditional trade agreement as they already have good access to major markets thanks to non-reciprocal preference schemes.

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