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1. Having no interest in or association with politics.
2. Having no political relevance or importance: claimed that the president's upcoming trip was purely apolitical.

a′po·lit′i·cal·ly adv.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) in an apolitical manner
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Matthiessen's From the Heart of Europe does not, however, merely afford an opportunity for revising traditional assessments of Matthiessen as apolitically formalist, which have been drawn from readings of his book American Renaissance.
apolitically, but has a political history and purpose, see Hutchinson,
Those opposed to his latest approach say the CEO should either resign to get into politics or take his work apolitically as a civil servant.
Indeed, the entire notion of language as an indicator of political allegiance makes no sense in a world where Spanish, Arabic, English and dozens of other tongues cross international borders apolitically and enjoy official status around the globe.
They position themselves apolitically, but they are not really on the side of the individual's liberation.
The industry needs to come together with government with a unified voice to begin sensibly and apolitically addressing these issues head on.
Defence Ministry spokesman Chhum Socheat defended the promotions, however, saying they were conducted properly and apolitically.
Early on he mocks his desire to write apolitically, and portrays himself as a caricature of the philosophic type: "I am neither internee nor informer; / An inner emigre, grown long-haired / And thoughtful." He then goes on to describe himself as a "wood-kerne," a sixteenth-century Irish guerilla fighter for the Jacobites,
The Wall's scale model tries to 'interest' the various actors in the court case, to cast the villagers as oppressed subalterns reluctantly complicit in their own disenfranchisement, the military as apolitically, technically correct, the Wall itself and its placement as a necessity.
(188.) For examples of how such programs are framed apolitically, see generally Ethiopia Country Development Cooperation Strategy 2011 -2016: Accelerating the Tranformation Toward Prosperity, USAID (Mar.
Army major, fully accepted Burk's premise of responsible obedience and went on to assert that military leaders "cannot claim any legitimate basis upon which to assess the national interest, the public will, or the common good." (30) In assessing other scholarly views on the possibility of dissent on narrow moral grounds, the author dismissed any protected space for moral resignation as "vanishingly small." (31) He also claimed that even if there was a morally defensible reason for resignation, there would be no way to do it privately or apolitically. Moreover, this would be the wrong avenue for resignation since "a professional standard upon which to judge the morality of consequences ...
It was to treat defeat apolitically as it were, as if it were an affront to ego, dignity, and honor, not a failing in oneself.