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nonpartisan

[non-pahr-tuh-zuh n] /nɒnˈpɑr tə zən/
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
1880-1885
1880-85; non- + partisan
Related forms
nonpartisanship, noun
Synonyms
2. uninvolved, disinterested, unimplicated.
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  • 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.
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  • Of course the ultimate judgment on art-historical questions must be nonpartisan.
  • Levine believed that power corrupts, and his scorn for anyone in authority was nonpartisan.
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  • It is a nonpartisan organization dedicated to preserving civil liberties and civil rights.
  • There's no harm in setting aside the partisan politics for a minute or two for some nonpartisan pop music.
  • The six circuit courts subject to the nonpartisan plan have their own circuit judicial commissions.
British Dictionary definitions for nonpartisan

nonpartisan

/ˌnɒnpɑːtɪˈzæn/
adjective
1.
not partisan or aligned, esp not affiliated to, influenced by, or supporting any one political party
Derived Forms
nonpartisanship, nonpartizanship, noun
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