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neu·tral·i·ty

 (no͞o-trăl′ĭ-tē, nyo͞o-)
n.
The state or policy of being neutral, especially nonparticipation in war.

neutrality

(njuːˈtrælɪtɪ)
n
1. the state or character of being neutral, esp in a dispute, contest, etc
2. (Chemistry) the condition of being chemically or electrically neutral

neu•tral•i•ty

(nuˈtræl ɪ ti, nyu-)

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.
3. neutral status, as of a seaport during a war.
[1425–75; < Medieval Latin neutralitās; see neutral]

neutrality

In international law, the attitude of impartiality during periods of war adopted by third states toward a belligerent and subsequently recognized by the belligerent, which creates rights and duties between the impartial states and the belligerent. In a United Nations enforcement action, the rules of neutrality apply to impartial members of the United Nations except so far as they are excluded by the obligation of such members under the United Nations Charter.

neutrality

the state or position of being impartial or not allied with or committed to either party or viewpoint in a conflict, especially a war or armed conflict, — neutral, adj.
See also: War
the state or position of being impartial or not allied with or committed to any party or viewpoint in a conflict, especially a war or armed conflict, — neutral, n., adj.
See also: Conflict
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neutrality - nonparticipation in a dispute or warneutrality - nonparticipation in a dispute or war
non-engagement, non-involvement, nonparticipation - withdrawing from the activities of a group
2.neutrality - tolerance attributable to a lack of involvementneutrality - tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement
tolerance - willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
3.neutrality - pH value of 7
pH, pH scale - (from potential of Hydrogen) the logarithm of the reciprocal of hydrogen-ion concentration in gram atoms per liter; provides a measure on a scale from 0 to 14 of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution (where 7 is neutral and greater than 7 is more basic and less than 7 is more acidic);

neutrality

noun impartiality, detachment, noninterference, disinterestedness, nonpartisanship, noninvolvement, nonalignment, noninterventionism He had a reputation for political neutrality and impartiality.
Translations
حِيادِيَّه
neutralita
neutralitet
semlegesség
hlutleysi
neutralita
tarafsızlıkyansızlık

neutrality

[njuːˈtrælɪtɪ] Nneutralidad f

neutrality

[njuːˈtrælɪti] n [country, organization] → neutralité f
He was not a pacifist but an advocate of armed neutrality → Ce n'était pas un pacifiste mais un chantre de la neutralité armée.
political neutrality → neutralité politique

neutrality

nNeutralität f

neutrality

[njuːˈtrælɪtɪ] nneutralità

neutral

(ˈnjuːtrəl) adjective
1. not taking sides in a quarrel or war. A neutral country was asked to help settle the dispute.
2. (of colour) not strong or definite. Grey is a neutral colour.
3. (in electricity) neither positively nor negatively charged.
noun
1. (a person belonging to) a nation that takes no part in a war or quarrel.
2. the position of the gear of an engine in which no power passes to the wheels etc. I put the car into neutral.
neuˈtrality (-ˈtrӕ-) noun
the state of being neutral.
ˈneutralize, ˈneutralise verb
to make useless or harmless usually by causing an opposite effect.
References in classic literature ?
Shall we secure - answer me frankly - the neutrality of Spain, if we undertake anything against the United Provinces?
Would there be no danger of their being flattered into neutrality by its specious promises, or seduced by a too great fondness for peace to decline hazarding their tranquillity and present safety for the sake of neighbors, of whom perhaps they have been jealous, and whose importance they are content to see diminished?
Thus it will always happen that he who is not your friend will demand your neutrality, whilst he who is your friend will entreat you to declare yourself with arms.
Between White Fang and them existed a neutrality and no more.
This did not mean hostility, but only an armed neutrality.
The landlord, under the habitual sense that he was bound to keep his house open to all company, and confident in the protection of his unbroken neutrality, at last took on himself the task of adjuring the ghost.
Her father alone preserved an attitude of neutrality.
Will not the man of the learned profession, who will feel a neutrality to the rivalships between the different branches of industry, be likely to prove an impartial arbiter between them, ready to promote either, so far as it shall appear to him conducive to the general interests of the society?
In default of his assistance, it was necessary to be assured of his neutrality.
That neutrality consists simply in excluding King Charles from the territory of France and in refraining from helping him -- a stranger to your country -- with arms, with money or with troops.
The inhabitants were accused of supplying the French with provisions, and of doing other things that violated their neutrality.
I will withdraw all my forces from the field, and remain henceforth, like the wise king of Prussia, in a state of perfect neutrality.