neuter Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"neuter" in British English

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neuteradjective

uk   /ˈnjuː.tər/  us   /ˈnuː.t̬ɚ/ specialized
relating to a ​particular gender (= ​class of ​nouns) in some ​languages: The ​German word for ​book is neuter.

neuterverb [T]

uk   /ˈnjuː.tər/  us   /ˈnuː.t̬ɚ/
to ​removepart of an animal's ​sexualorgans, so that it cannot ​produceyounganimals: Has ​yourdog been neutered? to take the ​power away from something
(Definition of neuter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"neuter" in American English

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neuteradjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈnu·t̬ər/

neuter adjective [not gradable] (GRAMMAR)

grammar being a ​noun or ​pronoun of a ​type that refers to things; not masculine or feminine

neuterverb [T]

 us   /ˈnu·t̬ər/

neuter verb [T] (PREVENT REPRODUCTION)

to ​removepart of the ​sexorgans of an ​animal so that it cannot ​reproduce
(Definition of neuter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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