nonpartisan

[non-pahr-tuh-zuhn]
adjective
1.
not partisan; objective.
2.
not supporting or controlled by a political party, special interest group, or the like.
noun
3.
a person who is nonpartisan.
Also, nonpartizan.


Origin:
1880–85; non- + partisan

nonpartisanship, noun


2. uninvolved, disinterested, unimplicated.
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nonpartisan or nonpartizan (ˌnɒnpɑːtɪˈzæn)
 
adj
not partisan or aligned, esp not affiliated to, influenced by, or supporting any one political party
 
nonpartizan or nonpartizan
 
adj
 
nonparti'sanship or nonpartizan
 
n
 
nonparti'zanship or nonpartizan
 
n

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Example sentences
The political aspects are treated in an insightful and nonpartisan manner.
Being a nonpartisan legislature means that a candidate's political party is not
  listed on the election ballot.
Despite the politically contentious nature of climate change policy, the
  initiative must be strictly nonpartisan.
Landon favors a nonpartisan com- mission of experts to revise the bank- ing
  laws.
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