nonaffiliated

adjective

non·​af·​fil·​i·​at·​ed ˌnän-ə-ˈfi-lē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce nonaffiliated (audio)
: not closely associated : not affiliated
nonaffiliated corporations

Examples of nonaffiliated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Today, nonaffiliated independents are nearly as large a voter registration bloc as Republicans. Greg Burton, The Arizona Republic, 16 Feb. 2024 The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed the lawsuit in district court in Denver, Colorado, last month on behalf of six Republican and nonaffiliated voters who claim Trump is ineligible under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment. Jack Birle, Washington Examiner, 27 Oct. 2023 On Tuesday morning, a wave of red, white, green and cream rolled into Cleos, a nonaffiliated soccer bar in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village that opened early to show the World Cup match between Mexico and Poland. Lee Bosch, Los Angeles Times, 24 Nov. 2022 Jerred Taylor, chair of the Linn County Democratic Party, attributed Chavez-DeRemer’s strength in his county to a local sheriff’s race that caused more Republican and conservative-leaning nonaffiliated voters to participate than expected. Julia Shumway, oregonlive, 21 Nov. 2022 The remaining were cast by nonaffiliated or third-party voters. Michelle L. Price, ajc, 25 Oct. 2022 Only seventeen members of Harmony, the party that represents the Russian minority and commands a substantive if declining amount of support, and two nonaffiliated members were opposed. Gordon F. Sander, The New York Review of Books, 6 July 2022 In Oregon voting is done entirely by mail, and nonaffiliated and third-party voters together make up the largest group of voters. Gillian Flaccus, ajc, 13 May 2022 Congregation B’nai Zion, a nonaffiliated synagogue with about 100 members, is the oldest synagogue in South Florida. Larry Luxner, sun-sentinel.com, 5 Aug. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1841, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonaffiliated was in 1841

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“Nonaffiliated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonaffiliated. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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