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Etymology

From Middle French neutral (French: neutre), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] neutralis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

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Positive
neutral

Comparative
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  1. Not taking sides in a conflict such as war; nonaligned.
  2. Favouring neither the supporting nor opposing viewpoint of a topic of debate; unbiased.
  3. (grammar) Neither positive nor negative.
  4. Neither beneficial nor harmful.
  5. Having no sex; neuter.
  6. Having no obvious colour; gray
  7. (physics) Neither positive nor negative; possessing no charge or equivalent positive and negative charge such that there is no imbalance.
  8. (chemistry) Having a pH of 7, neither acidic nor alkaline.

Translations

Noun

Singular
neutral

Plural
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neutral ({{{1}}})
  1. A nonaligned state, or a member of such a state
  2. A person who takes no side in a dispute
  3. An individual or entity serving as an arbitrator or adjudicator (jargon / legal)
  4. A neutral hue
  5. The position of a set of gears in which power cannot be transmitted to the drive mechanism
  6. An electrical terminal that is not electrified

Translations


German

Pronunciation

Adjective

neutral (comparative neutraler, superlative am neutralsten)

  1. neutral

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