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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apolitical, unpoliticaladjective

    politically neutral

Wiktionary

  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.

Freebase

  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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Numerology

  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. Jolyon Maugham:

    The only real protection we have from government sleaze is an apolitical civil service telling ministers what they can and can not do, yes, we have a ministerial code, we have registers of financial interest. But breaching the ministerial code doesn't mean you'll get sacked. And very few MPs have stopped filling their pockets because of public shame.

  2. 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.

  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. Sally Yates:

    The FBI's reputation is not in 'tatters.' It's composed of the same dedicated men and women who have always worked there and do a great, apolitical job. You'll find integrity and honesty at FBI headquarters and not at 1600 Penn Ave right now.

  5. National Review:

    Proposition 47 downgraded a variety of ‘non-serious, nonviolent crimes’ that had previously been considered felonies to misdemeanors…. A thief may now steal something under (a $950 limit) on a daily basis and it will never rise to felony status.… In the event that a perpetrator is pursued and apprehended, the consequence can be a small fine or a brief stay in jail. In reality, these repercussions are rare, outrage in these circumstances is apolitical…. ‘Every bicycle in our building has been stolen,’ says Karen Burns, president of a San Francisco condo association. ‘I’ve caught so many people stealing packages. They don’t care. They know nothing will happen to them. It’s crazy. It’s horrible. I feel like these people need to go to jail.’.

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