[ noo-truh-liz-uh m, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu trəˌlɪz əm, ˈnyu- /
the policy or advocacy of maintaining strict neutrality in foreign affairs.
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Related formsan·ti·neu·tral·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neutralism
/ (ˈnjuːtrəˌlɪzəm) /
(in international affairs) the policy, practice, or attitude of neutrality, noninvolvement, or nonalignment with power blocs
Derived Formsneutralist, noun, adjective
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