nonpartisan


nonpartisan
Synonyms and related words:
Laodicean, anythingarian, apathetic, autarchic, autarkic, autonomous, centrist, equitable, even, fence-sitter, fifty-fifty, free lance, free spirit, free trader, free-spirited, freethinker, freewheeling, half-and-half, impartial, independent, indifferent, individualist, individualistic, inner-directed, isolationist, just, latitudinarian, liberal, libertarian, libertine, midway, moderate, mugwump, mugwumpian, mugwumpish, neuter, neutral, nonaligned, noncommitted, nothingarian, objective, on the fence, passive, rugged individualist, self-contained, self-dependent, self-determined, self-directing, self-governed, self-governing, self-reliant, self-subsistent, self-sufficient, self-supporting, sovereign, swing vote, third force, third world, third-force, third-world, uncolored, uncommitted, uncommitted voter, uninvolved, unprejudiced

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • nonpartisan — onpartisan adj. 1. free from party affiliation or bias. Opposite of {partisan}. [Narrower terms: {bipartisan, bipartizan, two party, two way}; {independent ] [Narrower terms: {nonparty, non party ] Syn: nonpartizan. [WordNet 1.5] 2. not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nonpartisan — I adjective autonomous, broadminded, detached, disengaged, equitable, evenhanded, fair, fair minded, impartial, independent, judicious, latitudinarian, moderate, neutral, nonaligned, objective, self determined, self directing, self governing,… …   Law dictionary

  • nonpartisan — [adj] impartial; not political detached, equitable, fair, free wheeling*, independent, indifferent, just, middle of theroad*, neutral, nonaligned, nondiscriminatory, objective, on one’s own*, on the fence*, playing it cool*, unaffected,… …   New thesaurus

  • nonpartisan — [nän΄pärt′ə zən] adj. 1. not partisan; esp., not controlled or influenced by, or supporting, any single political party 2. designating or having to do with an election in which candidates are not officially identified by party nonpartisanship n …   English World dictionary

  • Nonpartisan — This article is about the political science term. For the United States tax and election law designation, see Nonpartisan (American organizations). In political science, nonpartisan denotes an election, event, organization or person in which… …   Wikipedia

  • nonpartisan — adjective Date: 1885 not partisan; especially free from party affiliation, bias, or designation < nonpartisan ballot > < a nonpartisan board > • nonpartisanship noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nonpartisan — nonpartisanship, n. /non pahr teuh zeuhn/, adj. 1. not partisan; objective. 2. not supporting or controlled by a political party, special interest group, or the like. n. 3. a person who is nonpartisan. Also, nonpartizan. [1880 85; NON + PARTISAN] …   Universalium

  • nonpartisan — non•par•ti•san or non•par•ti•zan [[t]nɒnˈpɑr tə zən[/t]] adj. 1) gov not partisan; objective 2) gov not supporting, controlled by, or affiliated with any of the established political parties 3) gov a person who is nonpartisan • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • nonpartisan — I noun a person who is nonpartisan • Syn: ↑nonpartizan • Ant: ↑partisan • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nonpartisan — 1. adjective Not partisan; impartial and unbiased 2. noun a) One who is not a partisan. b) A person who has not selected or declared a side or party …   Wiktionary


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