Definition of neutral corner in English:

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neutral corner


Either of the two corners of a boxing ring not used by the boxers and their handlers between rounds.
Example sentences
  • 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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