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neuter

adjective 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.

neuter

verb [T] uk   /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? to take the power away from something
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