neutralism

noun neu·tral·ism \ ˈnü-trə-ˌli-zəm , ˈnyü- \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of neutralism

2 : a policy or the advocacy of neutrality especially in international affairs

neutralist

play \ˈnü-trə-list, ˈnyü-\ noun

neutralistic

play \ˌnü-trə-ˈli-stik, ˌnyü-\ adjective

Examples of neutralism in a Sentence

  1. his neutralism in the matter is questionable, since he owns thousands of shares in the company

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1579

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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