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noun neutral pronunciation in British English /ˈnjuːtrəl/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the position of the gears in a car when the car cannot move
    He sat there with the car in neutral.
  2. 2
    [countable] a neutral colour
    classic suits in neutrals
  3. 3
    [countable] a country or person that is neutral
    For Britain, Switzerland was a useful and friendly neutral.


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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