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neutral
as in:  played at a neutral site


Switzerland remained neutral during the Second World War.
  not favoring any side in a contest, war, disagreement, or other dispute
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  • Switzerland remained neutral during the Second World War.
  • The game will not be played at either school. Instead it will be played at a neutral site.
  • Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.
    Elie Wiesel (Nobel Acceptance Speech)
  • The intention was to make speech, and especially speech on any subject not ideologically neutral, as nearly as possible independent of consciousness.
    George Orwell  --  1984

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  • I guess even though she was neutral, she didn’t want to be seen with me.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • anyway, you have all these neutrals, i say, pointing to the list. if you get them on your side, things will even up a bit.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • The girls are staying neutral.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • No word in the B vocabulary was ideologically neutral.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Except for Savanna’s group, the girls were neutral at first.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder
  • At that point, any boys who had still been on his side now jumped ship and were clearly neutral.
    R.J. Palacio  --  Wonder

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  • Life, if you looked about you, bore no resemblance not only to the lies that streamed out of the telescreens, but even to the ideals that the Party was trying to achieve. Great areas of it, even for a Party member, were neutral and non-political, a matter of slogging through dreary jobs, fighting for a place on the Tube, darning a worn-out sock, cadging a saccharine tablet, saving a cigarette end.
    George Orwell  --  1984
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Associated words [difficulty]:   neutral [3]
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Most commonly used in these subjects:   Architecture, Logic & Reasoning, Public Policy & Politics
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