neutrality

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

Definition of neutrality

:the quality or state of being neutral; especially :refusal to take part in a war between other powers
  • The country adopted an official policy of neutrality.

Examples of neutrality in a Sentence

  1. The country adopted an official policy of neutrality.

  2. The newspaper is known for its political neutrality.

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First Known Use of neutrality

15th century


NEUTRALITY Defined for English Language Learners

neutrality

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Definition of neutrality for English Language Learners

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


NEUTRALITY Defined for Kids

neutrality

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

Definition of neutrality for Students

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


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