What does apolitical mean?

Definitions for apolitical
ˌeɪ pəˈlɪt ɪ kəlapo·lit·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apolitical, unpoliticaladjective

    politically neutral


  1. apoliticalnoun

    A person with no involvement or no interest in politics.

  2. apoliticalnoun

    An unbiased candidate or voter, free of a party platform.

  3. apoliticalnoun

    A neutral or uncommitted person.

  4. apoliticaladjective

    Having no interest or involvement in politics.

    The Queen is an apolitical figure.

  5. apoliticaladjective

    Having no political relevance or function.

    The PM's visit to the school was entirely apolitical.

  6. apoliticaladjective

    Politically neutral, unbiased, non-aligned, free from party politics

    My colleagues and I come to this task with open minds, we are apolitical and independent of any political party.


  1. apolitical

    Apolitical refers to the lack of interest, involvement, or affiliation with political matters, parties, or policies. It can also describe people, actions, or topics that are neutral and don't favor any particular political viewpoint.


  1. Apolitical

    The state or quality of being apolitical can be the apathy and/or the antipathy towards all political affiliations. Being apolitical can also refer to situations in which people take an unbiased position in regard to political matters. The Collins dictionary's definition of "apolitical" is:

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apolitical in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apolitical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of apolitical in a Sentence

  1. Maxine Waters:

    I am happy to work with Ranking Member McHenry on the first of what I hope will be many bipartisan bills to strengthen consumer and investor protections, cracking down on fraud and abuse within our financial system is apolitical.

  2. John Bellocchio:

    This is by and large a very bipartisan, if not apolitical, effort.

  3. Bill Burns:

    There is the particularly pernicious practice of going after individual career officers, either because they worked on controversial issues in the last administration, or as in the case of Masha Yovanovitch, a terrific apolitical career diplomat who was doing her job extraordinarily well, were attacked, deeply unfairly, for political reasons, we have career people who did their jobs, followed their instructions, served their country loyally, and they are being treated as pawns in a political struggle.

  4. Stephanie Murphy:

    I can't change the way they are going to behave, but my commitment is to work on this in an apolitical way, much the way that I worked on counterterrorism issues when I was at the Department of Defense.

  5. Brian Premo:

    It was my client’s understanding that the district attorney’s office was going to basically lead a thorough and apolitical investigation into the matter and then discuss all the issues with my client, and then my client would give her informed consent.

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    causing disapproval or protest
    • A. cosmopolitan
    • B. obnoxious
    • C. profound
    • D. busy

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