from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having reached an office or an official position without going through the elective process: powerful nonelected bureaucrats.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not elected; brought into power by some means other than election.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. filled by appointment rather than by election
non- + elected (Wiktionary)