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neutralism

[noo-truh-liz-uh m, nyoo-] /ˈnu trəˌlɪz əm, ˈnyu-/
noun
1.
the policy or advocacy of maintaining strict neutrality in foreign affairs.
2.
Biology. the theory that some changes in evolution are governed by random mutations that become fixed in populations by chance rather than by natural selection.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; neutral + -ism
Related forms
antineutralism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for neutralism

neutralism

/ˈnjuːtrəˌlɪzəm/
noun
1.
(in international affairs) the policy, practice, or attitude of neutrality, noninvolvement, or nonalignment with power blocs
Derived Forms
neutralist, noun, adjective
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