unpolitical

adjective
un·​po·​lit·​i·​cal | \ ˌən-pə-ˈli-ti-kəl How to pronounce unpolitical (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web Limiting the governor's ability to reorganize the state education board would prevent political influence over a supposedly unpolitical board, supporters have said. Olivia Krauth, The Courier-Journal, "Republicans moving toward limiting a governor's power to dismantle education board," 30 Jan. 2020 Fan culture around comics is already fraught, and even moves that are baldly unpolitical — like casting black actors, or letting a woman be an action hero — have been met with resistance from some of Marvel’s hardcore fans. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox, "Spider-Man: Far From Home turns a class-conscious hero into a tech bro," 3 July 2019 Instead her calm presence—inoffensive, stable, unpolitical even—has allowed the radical changes introduced by her predecessor to settle in, giving the cautious German public time to digest them. The Economist, "Children of MerkelWhere does Germany go from here?," 12 Apr. 2018 Fan culture around comics is already fraught, and even moves that are baldly unpolitical — like casting black actors, or letting a woman be an action hero — have been met with resistance from some of Marvel’s hardcore fans. Alissa Wilkinson, Vox, "Spider-Man: Far From Home turns a class-conscious hero into a tech bro," 3 July 2019 Instead her calm presence—inoffensive, stable, unpolitical even—has allowed the radical changes introduced by her predecessor to settle in, giving the cautious German public time to digest them. The Economist, "Children of MerkelWhere does Germany go from here?," 12 Apr. 2018

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1780, in the meaning defined above

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“Unpolitical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unpolitical. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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