nonpartisan

or non·par·ti·zan

[ non-pahr-tuh-zuhn ]
/ nɒnˈpɑr tə zən /

adjective

not partisan; objective.
not supporting or controlled by a political party, special interest group, or the like.

noun

a person who is nonpartisan.

Nearby words

  1. nonpareil,
  2. nonparous,
  3. nonparticipant,
  4. nonparticipating,
  5. nonparticipation,
  6. nonpartisan league,
  7. nonparty,
  8. nonpaying,
  9. nonpayment,
  10. nonpeak

Origin of nonpartisan

First recorded in 1880–85; non- + partisan1

Related formsnon·par·ti·san·ship, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for non-partisan

nonpartisan

nonpartizan

/ (ˌnɒnpɑːtɪˈzæn) /

adjective

not partisan or aligned, esp not affiliated to, influenced by, or supporting any one political party
Derived Formsnonpartisanship or nonpartizanship, noun

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Word Origin and History for non-partisan

non-partisan

adj.
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