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neutrality

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noun neu·tral·i·ty \nü-ˈtra-lə-tē, nyü-\

Simple Definition of neutrality

  • : the quality or state of not supporting either side in an argument, fight, war, etc. : the quality or state of being neutral

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of neutrality

  1. :  the quality or state of being neutral; especially :  refusal to take part in a war between other powers

Examples of neutrality in a sentence

  1. The country adopted an official policy of neutrality.

  2. The newspaper is known for its political neutrality.



15th Century

First Known Use of neutrality

15th century


NEUTRALITY Defined for Kids

neutrality

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noun neu·tral·i·ty \nü-ˈtra-lə-tē, nyü-\

Definition of neutrality for Students

  1. :  the quality or state of not favoring one side or the other





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