apolitical

adjective apo·lit·i·cal \ ˌā-pə-ˈli-ti-kəl \
Updated on: 19 May 2018

Definition of apolitical

1 : having no interest or involvement in political affairs; also : having an aversion to politics or political affairs
2 : having no political significance

apolitically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

apoliticism

play \-tə-ˌsi-zəm\ noun

Examples of apolitical in a Sentence

  1. Although both of her parents are politicians, she's completely apolitical.

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First Known Use of apolitical

1919

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of apolitical for English Language Learners

  • : not political : not interested or involved in politics


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