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  • n  a gender that refers chiefly (but not exclusively) to inanimate objects (neither masculine nor feminine)
  • v  remove the ovaries of
  • a  of grammatical gender
    `it' is the third-person singular neuter pronoun
  • s  having no or imperfectly developed or nonfunctional sex organs

  • But he can't allow his desire for civility to neuter the requirements of leadership.
  • No filmmaker as gifted as Spielberg can cow or neuter his talent forever.
  • Countered Pete Sessions, a Republican from Texas: "What this resolution is all about is to politically neuter the President of the United States.
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  • John Major in USA Today
    If you are unable to disband or neuter them you aren't going to have anything other than chaos,Major said.
  • Bob Barker in Chicago Sun-Times
    When we come to this wall which is seemingly impossible to get over, the only answer is legislation:.It's the obvious answer. :The movement for spay and neuter legislation is sweeping across this country. It's been compared to a tsunami,...
  • M Night Shyamalan in
    I do love the [comic book movie] genre, I just wanna make sure that I'm able to express who I am,explained Shyamalan. "I don't want to get so lost in the subject that I have to neuter everything that's me in it, so maybe 'Unbreakable' is...

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