Meaning of NEUTRALITY in English


/nooh tral"i tee, nyooh-/ , n.

1. the state of being neutral.

2. the policy or status of a nation that does not participate in a war between other nations: the continuous neutrality of Switzerland.

3. neutral status, as of a seaport during a war.

[ 1425-75; late ME; see NEUTRAL, -ITY ]

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