apolitical

[ ey-puh-lit-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌeɪ pəˈlɪt ɪ kəl /
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adjective

not political; of no political significance: an apolitical organization.
not involved or interested in politics.

Nearby words

  1. apogeotropism,
  2. apograph,
  3. apographic,
  4. apokatastasis,
  5. apolipoprotein,
  6. apollinaire,
  7. apollinaire, guillaume,
  8. apollinaris,
  9. apollo,
  10. apollo 11

Origin of apolitical

First recorded in 1950–55; a-6 + political

Related formsa·po·lit·i·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for apolitical

apolitical

/ (ˌeɪpəˈlɪtɪkəl) /

adjective

politically neutral; without political attitudes, content, or bias
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Word Origin and History for apolitical

apolitical

adj.

1947, from a- "not" (see a- (3)) + political.

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