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neutrality

noun [U] uk   /njuːˈtræl.ə.ti/ us    /nuːˈtræl.ə.t̬i/
a neutral position, especially in a war: Sweden isn't likely ever to abandon its traditional neutrality. The Queen has maintained political neutrality throughout her reign.
Translations of “neutrality”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指戰時的)中立狀態…
in Russian нейтралитет…
in Turkish tarafsızlık, yansızlık, bitaraflık…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指战时的)中立姿态…
in Polish neutralność, bezstronność…
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