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  • n. Plural form of neutral.


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  • (recall the situation with neutrals is not symmetric with advantaged traits because the sheer number of neutrals can swamp the number of advantaged traits).

    The Weasel Thread

  • Other predicted trends include naturals and metallic colors such as copper and bronze; deep burgundies and bright reds; and neutrals, which is comprised of silvers, blacks, and whites, with a new focus on metallic effects.

    New car trends forecast a new world of color

  • The use of "neutrals" is a cheap and lazy way of filling air time, which is why we see so much of it on the cable news networks.

    Reese Schonfeld: Cable News: The Triumph of Neutrality

  • Answer: Because he'll lose, and all of the Democratic "neutrals" who currently have remained silent on his independent bid will turn against him with a vengeance, as will every single pro-choice and union group that has endorsed him.

    CT-SEN: Will Lieberman Rule Out Accepting GOP Line?

  • The "neutrals" are the first, and in some ways the most abject, inhabitants that Dante meets on his descent into perdition.

    In which I say who won last night's debate and almost abandon my cruel neutrality pose.

  • But in terms of objective numbers on the number of engagements, those have shown a downward trend as the enemy has decided, rather than going after the military, at this point he seems to be shifting to a strategy of going against softer targets, such as neutrals and civilians.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2003

  • ZANU-PF members, "neutrals," such as two policemen, and a number of people whose political allegiance was not clear.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • They included a reluctance to place Soviets or other "neutrals" at risk, and there was a bizarre theory that if we bombed their bases the MiGs would pull north into China.

    On Yankee Station

  • I suppose she was tired of "neutrals" and wanted to see us because we were of the Allies.

    Three Times and Out: A Canadian Boy's Experience in Germany

  • One of the "neutrals" spoke to me -- in German, which was a dangerous tongue in Paris.

    The Soul of the War


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