Non-partisan



[non-pahr-tuh-zuh n] /nɒnˈpɑr tə zən/

adjective
1.
not ; objective.
2.
not supporting or controlled by a political party, special interest group, or the like.
noun
3.
a person who is nonpartisan.
/ˌnɒnpɑːtɪˈzæn/
adjective
1.
not partisan or aligned, esp not affiliated to, influenced by, or supporting any one political party
adj.

also nonpartisan, 1872, American English, from non- + partisan.

FIRST POLITICIAN: Who’s backing this non-partisan candidate?
SECOND POLITICIAN: The non-partisan party.
[“Life,” Sept. 29, 1927]

As a noun from 1888.

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