Entry from US English dictionary
Either of the two corners of a boxing ring not used by the boxers and their handlers between rounds.
- A line of security guards stretched across the centre of the ring from neutral corners as the fight started without a traditional touching of gloves.
- And then the ref jumped in between us and ordered me to a neutral corner.
- Brimming with confidence, Sizani continued to stalk his adversary with an avalanche of punches immediately after the start of round five until Xhanga slumped to the neutral corner in a dazed condition.
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Syllabification: neu·tral cor·ner
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