Definition of neutrality in English:

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Pronunciation: /n(y)o͞oˈtralədē/


1The state of not supporting or helping either side in a conflict, disagreement, etc.; impartiality: during the war, Switzerland maintained its neutrality
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  • In every important strike the bourgeois press is forced to drop its spurious neutrality.
  • His comments were the third time in recent days where a government minister has interpreted Ireland's neutrality.
  • They also asked government workers to maintain political neutrality in the upcoming parliamentary votes.
2Absence of decided views, expression, or strong feeling: the clinical neutrality of the description
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  • For the museum, abandoning the neutrality of its public presentation may also mean a symbolic abandonment of objectivity.
  • The voice returns to bland neutrality.
  • Architectural projects of our day are often impudent and arrogant, and our age seems to have lost the virtue of architectural neutrality, restraint, and modesty.
3The condition of being chemically or electrically neutral.
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  • A sodium ion was introduced into the system to reach overall electrical neutrality.

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Syllabification: neu·tral·i·ty

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