Origin of political
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Historical Examples of nonpolitical
No financial aid should be so welcome as ours, because it is nonpolitical.The War After the War
Isaac Frederick Marcosson
The Chinese lived primarily under the dominance of nonpolitical agencies.
Few officials were not scholars; few scholars pursued a nonpolitical course.
The thing which had impressed him most was the widespread growth of revolutionary, nonpolitical labor organizations.Comrade Yetta
At first these ideas were of a nonpolitical character and extremely abstract.
- of, involved in, or relating to government policy-making as distinguished from administration or law
- of or relating to the civil aspects of government as distinguished from the military
1550s, "pertaining to a polity, civil affairs, or government;" from Latin politicus "of citizens or the state" (see politic (adj.)) + -al (1). Meaning "taking sides in party politics" (usually pejorative) is from 1749. Political prisoner first recorded 1860; political science is from 1779 (first attested in Hume). Political animal translates Greek politikon zoon (Aristotle, "Politics," I.ii.9) "an animal intended to live in a city; a social animal."