Neutral

What is Neutral ?

Neutral is (adj) 1. not in favour of one side or the other in a disagreement The UN sent in neutral observers. The arbitrator has to stay neutral. 2. refusing to take part in a war During the war, Switzerland remained neutral. 3. with a light colour, such as beige or pale grey Red walls, green upholstery and a neutral carpet. (noun) 1. a country which does not take part in a war 2. a citizen of a neutral country Only neutrals were admitted to the talks. 3. (of motor vehicles) not in gear The car is in neutral.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level