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Definitions for nonpartisan
nɒnˈpɑr tə zənnon·par·ti·san

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nonpartisan, nonpartizanadjective

    a person who is nonpartisan

  2. nonpartisan, nonpartizanadjective

    free from party affiliation or bias


  1. nonpartisannoun

    One who is not a partisan.

  2. nonpartisannoun

    A person who has not selected or declared a side or party.

  3. nonpartisanadjective

    Not partisan; impartial and unbiased


  1. nonpartisan

    Nonpartisanism is a lack of affiliation with, and a lack of bias towards, a political party.While an Oxford English Dictionary definition of partisan includes adherents of a party, cause, person, etc., in most cases, nonpartisan refers specifically to political party connections rather than being the strict antonym of "partisan".


  1. Nonpartisan

    In political science, nonpartisan denotes an election, event, organization or person in which there is no formally declared association with a political party affiliation. The Merrian-Webster dictionary's definition of "nonpartisan" is: Some organizations claiming to be nonpartisan are truly such; others, particularly in the USA, are nominally nonpartisan but in fact closely follow the policies of a political party. While the dictionary definition of "partisan" includes adherents of a party, cause, person, etc., in many cases nonpartisan refers specifically to political party connections rather than being the strict antonym of "partisan", and an organisation described as nonpartisan can have many decidedly controversial policies.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nonpartisan in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nonpartisan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of nonpartisan in a Sentence

  1. Phil Berger:

    To end this matter once and for all, we will follow the court's instruction and move forward with adoption of a nonpartisan map.

  2. Rod Rosenstein:

    Within the next few weeks, I anticipate that our inspector general will complete a comprehensive, fair and nonpartisan report that answers many questions about how the Department of Justice handled a high-profile investigation during the last presidential campaign, we will learn from it, and our Department will do better in the future.

  3. Curt Viebranz:

    There was some nervousness about what might happen to the house, but through an order of Gen. Winfield Scott, who was a Union general, it was really set up as neutral ground. So, effectively, any soldiers that visited Mount Vernon, Confederate or Union soldiers, came out of uniform, with absolutely no flags or anything like that, because it was thought to be totally nonpartisan.

  4. Marie Yovanovitchsbackgroundand:

    I have understood that oath, a commitment to serve on a strictly nonpartisan basis, to advance the foreign policy determined by the incumbent president, and to work at all times to strengthen our national security and promote our national interests.

  5. Nathan Bult:

    At the end of the day, this isn't about immigration policy. This is about caring for children who are already here and that should be non-controversial. That should be nonpartisan.

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