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neutral

2 noun
     
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1 [uncountable]TTCTEM the position of the gears of a car or machine when no power is being sent from the engine to the wheels or other moving parts
in/into neutral
When you start the engine, make sure the car's in neutral.
Put the car into neutral.
2 [countable]PGPGC a country, person, or group that is not involved in an argument or disagreement
3 [countable usually plural] a neutral colour

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