What does neutrality mean?

Definitions for neutrality
nuˈtræl ɪ ti, nyu-neu·tral·i·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. neutralitynoun

    nonparticipation in a dispute or war

  2. disinterest, neutralitynoun

    tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement

  3. neutralitynoun

    pH value of 7

Wiktionary

  1. neutralitynoun

    The state or quality of being neutral; the condition of being unengaged in contests between others; state of taking no part on either side; indifference.

  2. neutralitynoun

    Indifference in quality; a state neither very good nor bad. -- John Donne

  3. neutralitynoun

    The quality or state of being neutral.

  4. neutralitynoun

    The condition of a nation or government which refrains from taking part, directly or indirectly, in a war between other powers.

  5. neutralitynoun

    Those who are neutral; a combination of neutral powers or states.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Neutralitynoun

    Etymology: neutralité, French.

    Men who possess a state of neutrality in times of publick danger, desert the common interest of their fellow-subjects. Addison.

    The king, late griefs revolving in his mind,
    These reasons for neutrality assign’d. Samuel Garth, Ovid.

    All pretences to neutrality are justly exploded, only intending the safety and ease of a few individuals, while the publick is embroiled. This was the opinion and practice of the latter Cato. Jonathan Swift.

    There is no health: physicians say, that we
    At best enjoy but a neutrality. John Donne.

ChatGPT

  1. neutrality

    Neutrality is the state of not supporting or helping either side in a conflict, disagreement, or competition. It also refers to the absence of decided views, expression, or strong qualities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Neutralitynoun

    the state or quality of being neutral; the condition of being unengaged in contests between others; state of taking no part on either side; indifference

  2. Neutralitynoun

    indifference in quality; a state neither very good nor bad

  3. Neutralitynoun

    the quality or state of being neutral. See Neutral, a., 4

  4. Neutralityadjective

    the condition of a nation or government which refrains from taking part, directly or indirectly, in a war between other powers

  5. Neutralityadjective

    those who are neutral; a combination of neutral powers or states

  6. Etymology: [Cf. F. neutralit.]

Wikidata

  1. Neutrality

    Neutrality is the absence of declared bias. In an argument, a neutral person will not choose a side. The word "disinterested" is sometimes used to imply neutrality; a disinterested party has no stake or vested interest in the outcome, and can act without bias. A neutral country maintains political neutrality, a related but distinct concept.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. 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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. neutrality

    In international law, the state of a nation which takes no part between two or more other nations at war with each other. Neutrality consists in the observance of a strict and honest impartiality, so as not to afford advantage in the war to either party; and particularly in so far restraining its trade to the accustomed course, which is held in time of peace, as not to render assistance to one of the belligerents in escaping the effects of the other’s hostilities. Even a loan of money to one of the belligerent parties is considered a violation of neutrality. A fraudulent neutrality is considered as no neutrality.

Editors Contribution

  1. Neutrality

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of neutrality in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of neutrality in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of neutrality in a Sentence

  1. Kimiko Hirata:

    It will not be easy to change the dynamic for domestic coal use, but I think Japan cannot continue ignoring this, eventually Japanese businesses will start recognizing the meaning of emissions neutrality and the rapid shift to renewables in other countries and start responding.

  2. President Mike Manley:

    The transition to carbon neutrality must be well managed, taking into account social and economic dimensions. Mobility must remain affordable for all European citizens, regardless of where they live or their financial means.

  3. David Beasley:

    World leaders have got to put pressure on Russia in such a way that we can have absolute neutrality to move supplies in and out of Odessa.

  4. Julian Sanchez:

    There’s plenty of scaremongering around steps broadband providers could take in the absence of neutrality regulation — blocking off certain sites, or charging extra fees to access certain services — but not a ton of reason to think they would do these things, which would antagonize customers, be technically tricky to enforce against sophisticated users, and invite the re-imposition of regulations, what’s more realistic is the introduction of plans that provide higher speeds for specific bandwidth-intensive services.

  5. Abigail Disney:

    You can't claim neutrality if you're supporting the people who write these laws, but on top of it, there is no neutrality anymore.

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