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Based on, influenced by, affiliated with, or supporting the interests or policies of no single political party: a nonpartisan commission; nonpartisan opinions.
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not partisan or aligned, esp not affiliated to, influenced by, or supporting any one political party
ˌnonpartiˈsanˌship, ˌnonpartiˈzanˌship n
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or non•par•ti•zan(nɒnˈpɑr tə zən)
1. not partisan; objective.
2. not supporting, controlled by, or affiliated with any of the established political parties.n.
3. a person who is nonpartisan.
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|Noun||1.||nonpartisan - a person who is nonpartisan|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
|Adj.||1.||nonpartisan - free from party affiliation or bias|
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1. Not inclining toward or actively taking either side in a matter under dispute:
Idiom: on the fence.
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nonpartisan[ˈnɒnˌpɑːtɪˈzæn] ADJ → imparcial
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