from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Based on, influenced by, affiliated with, or supporting the interests or policies of no single political party: a nonpartisan commission; nonpartisan opinions.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not partisan; impartial and unbiased
  • n. One who is not a partisan.
  • n. A person who has not selected or declared a side or party.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. free from party affiliation or bias. Opposite of partisan.
  • adj. not affiliated with any one party.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who is nonpartisan
  • adj. free from party affiliation or bias


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