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neutralism

[′nü·trə‚liz·əm]
(ecology)
A neutral interaction between two species, that is, one having no evident effect on either species.
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Some opponents are motivated more by neutralist and/or pacifist beliefs.
II was a transitional ruling that affirmed the neutralist position
At about the same time, several neutralist European foreign ministers - especially the French one - began to notice that Powell was no longer their best friend in Washington DC.
Neutralist Calvin Klein continues to be a black booster.
He also purposely confused the issue by mixing the vote on the Nice Treaty together with a vote on non-participation in the EU army, playing to nationalist, neutralist, and pacifist opposition to joining the new EU military.
Various New Lefts were thus in formation, spawned of heretical revisionisms in the disintegrating Soviet bloc, neutralist sentiment in Yugoslavia and certain Afro-Asian nations, and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in Britain, where socialist reunification was distanced from traditional contests between social democracy and communism, looking forward instead to the displacement of the ruling bureaucracies astride both party formations.
This brief reference does not do justice to the complexity of Burma's foreign policy during the postwar era, which, as David Steinberg has pointed out, "within the overall neutralist position, has shifted markedly in response to both internal and external stimuli.
forces would result in ''a victory for neutralist forces in Japan and for the Communist worldwide drive against U.
In such a situation, according to this view, the tradition of press neutrality and objective reporting--already eroded--would collapse completely, leaving the media in the hands of a postmodernist relativism, seen "as abandoning objectivity and neutralist empirical investigation, and believing that all truth is relative to the particular social context" (Merrill, et al.
The SNP's Scotland would be separate, small-minded, inward-looking and neutralist.
These essays are tinged with regret that the relatively neutralist and independent-minded policies followed by the Chifley government in the late 1940s were replaced by a hardline Cold War partisanship.
The perilous difficulties of maintaining the strictly neutralist line of peacekeepers have been demonstrated often enough in the old territories of Yugoslavia, and in Kosovo they are likely to be all the more intense.