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nonpartisan

adjective non·par·ti·san \ˈnän-ˈpär-tə-zən, -sən\

: not supporting one political party or group over another : not partisan

Full Definition of NONPARTISAN

:  not partisan; especially :  free from party affiliation, bias, or designation <nonpartisan ballot> <a nonpartisan board>
non·par·ti·san·ship \-ˌship\ noun

Examples of NONPARTISAN

  1. It's a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to preserving our national parks.
  2. <made a nonpartisan decision that satisfied all concerned>

First Known Use of NONPARTISAN

1885

Other Government and Politics Terms

agent provocateur, agitprop, autarky, cabal, egalitarianism, federalism, hegemony, plenipotentiary, popular sovereignty, socialism

Rhymes with NONPARTISAN

NONPARTISAN Defined for Kids

nonpartisan

adjective non·par·ti·san \ˈnän-ˈpär-tə-zən\

Definition of NONPARTISAN for Kids

:  not supporting one party or side over another

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