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Definition of "nonpartisan" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nonpartisan" in a sentence
  • "Take, a high-profile national organization that is trying to organize around what it calls a nonpartisan agenda."
  • "The Patriots wanted to remain nonpartisan and issues-based, never endorsing specific candidates."
  • "Federal employees and political appointees may vote, run for office in nonpartisan elections, participate in voter registration drives, attend political rallies, give political speeches, attend political conventions or hold office in political clubs, according to the law."