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Nonpartisan   Listen
adjective
nonpartisan  adj.  
1.
Free from party affiliation or bias. Opposite of partisan. (Narrower terms: bipartisan, bipartizan, two-party, two-way; independent) (Narrower terms: nonparty, non-party)
Synonyms: nonpartizan.
2.
Not affiliated with any one party; as, a nonpartisan commission to study crime.






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"Nonpartisan" Quotes from Famous Books



... impatiently, "Look, Hans, let's don't waste time fencing. You run a clearing agency for, ah, information. You're strictly a businessman, nonpartisan, so to speak. Fine, thus far our department has tolerated you. Perhaps we'll continue to. Perhaps the reason is that we figure we get more out of your existence than we lose. The Russkies evidently figure the same way, the proof being ...
— Status Quo • Dallas McCord Reynolds

... service. The ideal, or even my own ideal, I shall probably not attain. Retrospect will be a safer basis of judgment than promises. We shall not, however, I am sure, be able to put our civil service upon a nonpartisan basis until we have secured an incumbency that fair-minded men of the opposition will approve for impartiality and integrity. As the number of such in the civil list is increased removals from office ...
— A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume IX. • Benjamin Harrison



Words linked to "Nonpartisan" :   two-party, somebody, person, someone, individual, unbiased, bipartizan, unbiassed, two-way, nonpartizan



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