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English definition of “neuter”


verb [T]     /ˈnjuː.tər/ US  /ˈnuː.t̬ɚ/
to remove part of an animal's sexual organs, so that it cannot produce young animals: Has your dog been neutered?Veterinary medicine to take the power away from somethingBecoming and making less strong
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