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[noo-truh-list, nyoo-]
  1. a person who advocates or adheres to a policy of strict neutrality in foreign affairs.
  2. a person who advocates or adheres to a policy or theory of neutralism.
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  1. of, relating to, or advocating neutralism.
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Origin of neutralist

First recorded in 1615–25; neutral + -ist
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for neutralists

Historical Examples

  • One need think only of the days of Italian neutrality and of the debates that raged between Interventionists and Neutralists.

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  • The neutralists hailed him as the man to save Italy from a ruinous war.

  • He does not see the use of founding a fresh academy, and thinks Dr. Molenaar would do better to join forces with the Neutralists.

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    Walter J. Clark