from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or relating to neutralism.
- n. A person who advocates such policies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A neutral; one who professes or practices neutrality.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who professes neutrality; a neutral.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an advocate of neutrality in international affairs
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India, no longer a jewel in the Imperial Crown but still a member of the Commonwealth, adopts what she calls a neutralist policy which to the untutored eye seems to mean taking from both sides and giving to neither.
Second, Pakistan's masses, radicalized en permanence during the regime of the "neutralist" Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, are out of step and out of tune with the country's -- mostly Punjabi -- elites.
(And even though I am a "neutralist," I don't think much of Kimura's solution.)
He mentioned efforts to develop a "neutralist" organization based on younger, more nationalistic, and less corrupt segments of the elite, but he had little hope of their success.
To briefly recapitulate that ancient history: In the late 1960s, Cambodia was ruled by a "neutralist" king, Norodom Sihanouk, leading a weak government that had little relevance to its poor and barely educated citizens.
'neutralist' in those days, and during the Bangladesh war, it closed its eyes to a genocide against the Muslim population of East Bengal.
He has developed a philosophy of Christian education which is not neutralist.
In Indonesia, it attempted in 1957-58 to overthrow neutralist president Sukarno.
As for Pol Pot, he come to power when Nixon and Kissinger destroyed the neutralist Cambodian government – and later was our ally against the Vietnamese, who defeated him and removed him from power.
We isolated ourselves from practically all the world, basically because of out-of-date, neutralist attitudes ...
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