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nonpartisan

or nonpartizan

[non-pahr-tuh-zuh n] /nɒnˈpɑr tə zən/
adjective
1.
not partisan; objective.
2.
not supporting or controlled by a political party, special interest group, or the like.
noun
3.
a person who is nonpartisan.
Origin of nonpartisan
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; non- + partisan1
Related forms
nonpartisanship, noun
Synonyms
2. uninvolved, disinterested, unimplicated.
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nonpartisan

/ˌnɒnpɑːtɪˈzæn/
adjective
1.
not partisan or aligned, esp not affiliated to, influenced by, or supporting any one political party
Derived Forms
nonpartisanship, nonpartizanship, noun
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