Definitions

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  • adj. Unaffiliated.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ affiliated

Examples

  • Only 24 percent of Americans who report not having a religious tradition say that they often or occasionally hear negative remarks about their religious beliefs or, in this case, presumably their lack thereof.27 While for the nonaffiliated—almost by definition—religiosity is not likely to be a distinguishing characteristic, it is likely to be more noticeable for evangelicals.

    American Grace

  • In short, the researchers reported: "Increased education for mainline Protestants and the nonaffiliated may have created a loss of belief, but for evangelicals, Catholics and black Protestants, it may have altered the nature of belief."

    David Briggs: The Effect On Faith Of Being Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader

  • But it did play a major role in the election season as a nonaffiliated technology supplier to the campaigns.

    In the Plex

  • The D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics has denied a request by Mayor Adrian M. Fenty Wednesday, who petitioned the panel to allow nonaffiliated voters to register as Democrats during new election laws that allow for same-day registration.

    Fenty petition on no party voters denied

  • The typical fifth grader in an affiliated school, he says, is a full academic year ahead of his nonaffiliated peers.

    Why Ebonics Is Irrelevant

  • The state's roughly 10.2 million registered voters are divided among 4.1 million Democrats, 3.8 million Republicans, 1.9 million nonaffiliated voters and about 400,000 minor-party members.

    Are Republicans losing their grip on The Wang™?

  • More than 3,500 of them were Republicans; almost all of the rest had been nonaffiliated voters.

    Blogtalk: Party Crashers - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • And I'm -- I'm sorry to see that the Democratic Party, at least this political candidate, isn't pitching a broader tent, because what we're going to need -- or what they're going to need -- because I'm an independent, nonaffiliated voter -- they're going to need to get everybody involved.

    CNN Transcript May 8, 2008

  • Nationwide Financial's board appointed a special committee of independent, nonaffiliated directors to consider and respond to the proposal.

    Nationwide Financial's Net Drops

  • DIANA BUTLER BASS, "CHRISTIANITY FOR THE REST OF US": In several election cycles now, we have seen that Democrats attract secular voters and nonaffiliated voters.

    CNN Transcript Feb 26, 2008

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