Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology, one of two commensals which are associated, neither of which shares the food of or preys upon the other.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective One practising or advocating the doctrine of mutualism.

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  • adjective Pertaining to mutualism
  • adjective biology symbiotic
  • noun biology Any organism in a symbiotic relation

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  • adjective mutually dependent

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  • Chris Bryant must speak for himself, but Liberals, with our long interest in mutualist and cooperative organisations, no there is more to it than that.

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  • Chris Bryant must speak for himself, but Liberals, with our long interest in mutualist and cooperative organisations, no there is more to it than that.

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  • And, so, what James Laney has pointed, who is the South -- the former ambassador to South Korea under the Clinton administration, he's -- he's made a very, very cogent point, which is, without a peace treaty, without some kind of mutualist trust between the two countries, we will never get beyond.

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  • And so what James Laney has pointed out who is the former ambassador to South Korea under the Clinton administration, he's made a very, very cogent point which is without a peace treaty, without some kind of mutualist trust between the two countries, we'll never get beyond.

    CNN Transcript Jun 8, 2009

  • NHS foundation trusts, privatising public services by way of a "mutualist" fig leaf.

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  • NHS foundation trusts, privatising public services by way of a "mutualist" fig leaf.

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  • My guess would be a bit of both, though "mutualist" most likely in the sense of the

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  • But with increased urbanization, affluence and education comes a trend toward a "mutualist" view of wildlife, in which people are less likely to support actions resulting in death or harm to wildlife, and are more likely to engage in viewing wildlife in human terms - like Bambi - and to engage in feeding wild animals.

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  • But certain left-libertarian theoreticians ( "mutualist" Kevin Carson is prominent among them) deny that state ownership captures the essence of socialism or that it has anything to do with the state or central planning of the Soviet style.

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  • He benefits from this particular category of wealth to a far greater degree as long it remains invested than if it were simply sold and the selling proceeds equally distributed among his fellow workers, as hoped by such "mutualist" theoreticians as Kevin Carson.

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