Definition of noncandidate
: a person who is not a candidate; especially : one who has refused to be a candidate for a particular political office
noncandidacyplay \ˌnän-ˈkan-də-də-sē\ noun
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The donation appears to be the largest noncandidate contribution ever given to a campaign.
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