There are 3 translations of neuter in Spanish:

neuter1

Pronunciation: /ˈnuːtər; ˈnjuːtə(r)/

adj

  • 1 [Linguistics/Lingüística] neutro
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    • Still, the grammatical rule, Macgregor points out, is that the adjective, when qualifying two nouns of different genders, agrees with the masculine or feminine noun rather than with the neuter noun, irrespective of position.
    • The vast majority of nouns are masculine or feminine, though there are a few neuter nouns.
    • I decided that it was time to catch up with the rest of the world, and most other news organisations refer to ships as neuter.
  • 2 (sexless) [Botany/Botánica] [Zoology/Zoología] neutro, asexuado
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    • Keynes has found a list of the pros and cons of marriage written by Darwin when he was 29: ‘My God, it is intolerable to think of spending one's whole life, like a neuter bee, working, working, and nothing after all.’
    • My dog is neuter.
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    • This neuter plant, Humulus lupulus, produced no flowers for two years.
    • Neuter flowers contained an average of 7.6 gl of nectar, and none were empty.

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There are 3 translations of neuter in Spanish:

neuter2

n

  • 1 [Linguistics/Lingüística] neutro (masculine) in the neuter en género neutro
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    • That would account for someone deciding that the plural ending was i, not realizing that this was true only of masculine nouns, not neuters.
    • English also has some Latin neuter singulars, ending in um, with a plural ending in A - bacterium is an example, the plural is bacteria; nobody says bacteriums.
    • The feminine pronoun she was often used for the United States as well, but he says that ‘of late years we have gradually drifted into the custom of adopting the neuter it, which makes necessary the use of the singular verb.’
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    • An epiphany of the Loved, the feminine is not added to an object and a Thou antecedently given or encountered in the neuter (the sole gender formal logic knows.)
    • Other European languages have two or three so-called ‘genders', masculine, feminine, and neuter.
    • When used in the neuter - ìî, òî - it can mean ‘something or anything of mine/yours.’
  • 2 (insect) insecto (masculine) neutro or asexuado
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    • It appears to us quite as rational and philosophical to suppose, that a queen bee could be converted into a neuter.
    • The worker ant, although in common parlance a "neuter," is structurally a female.
    • The worker ant, although in common parlance a "neuter," is structurally a female.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 3 translations of neuter in Spanish:

neuter3

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.