nonpartisan

adjective non·par·ti·san \ ˌnän-ˈpär-tə-zən , -sən \
Updated on: 7 Dec 2017

Definition of nonpartisan

: not partisan; especially : free from party affiliation, bias, or designation
  • nonpartisan ballot
  • a nonpartisan board

nonpartisanship

play \ˌnän-ˈpär-tə-zən-ˌship, -sən-\ noun

Examples of nonpartisan in a Sentence

  1. It's a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to preserving our national parks.

  2. made a nonpartisan decision that satisfied all concerned

Recent Examples of nonpartisan from the Web

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First Known Use of nonpartisan

1843


NONPARTISAN Defined for English Language Learners

nonpartisan

adjective

Definition of nonpartisan for English Language Learners

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


NONPARTISAN Defined for Kids

nonpartisan

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

Definition of nonpartisan for Students

: not supporting one party or side over another


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