mutual aid

noun Sociology.
the cooperative as opposed to the competitive factors operating in the development of society.

1530–40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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mutual aid

arrangements made between nations to assist each other 
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Example sentences
They also activated the mutual aid plan and pulled in additional ambulances from surrounding suburbs.
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