Apolitical vs. Political

Apolitical vs. Political — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Apolitical and Political

Apoliticaladjective

Having no interest in or association with politics.

Politicaladjective

Of, relating to, or dealing with the structure or affairs of government, politics, or the state

a political system.

Apoliticaladjective

Having no political relevance or importance

claimed that the president's upcoming trip was purely apolitical.

Politicaladjective

Relating to, involving, or characteristic of political parties or politicians

a political campaign.

Apoliticaladjective

Having no interest or involvement in politics.

The Queen is an apolitical figure.

Politicaladjective

Interested or active in politics

I'm not a very political person.
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Apoliticaladjective

Having no political relevance or function.

The PM's visit to the school was entirely apolitical.

Politicaladjective

Influenced by, based on, or stemming from partisan interests or political ideology

The court should never become a political institution. The attack was a political crime.

Apoliticaladjective

Politically neutral, unbiased, non-aligned, free from party politics

My colleagues and I come to this task with open minds, we are apolitical and independent of any political party.

Politicaladjective

Based on or motivated by self-serving interests, especially in attempting to gain power or to please people of a higher rank in an organization

political maneuvering within the company.

Apoliticalnoun

A person with no involvement or no interest in politics.

Politicaladjective

Indicating national or regional boundaries. Used of maps.

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Apoliticalnoun

An unbiased candidate or voter, free of a party platform.

Politicaladjective

Concerning or relating to politics, the art and process of governing.

Political principles are rarely absolute, as political logic holds an imperfect result by compromise is better than a theoretically perfect abstention from the political process in the opposition.

Apoliticalnoun

A neutral or uncommitted person.

Politicaladjective

Concerning a polity or its administrative components.

Good political staff is hard to find, they may neither be ambitious and corrupted by power nor tempted by private sector careers.

Apoliticaladjective

politically neutral

Politicaladjective

(pejorative) Motivated, especially inappropriately, by political (electoral or other party political) calculation.

“The Court invalidates Minnesota’s political apparel ban based on its inability to define the term ‘political'”

Politicaladjective

Of or relating to views about social relationships that involve power or authority.

Politicaladjective

(of a person) Interested in politics.

Politicalnoun

A political agent or officer.

Politicalnoun

A publication focusing on politics.

Politicaladjective

involving or characteristic of politics or parties or politicians;

calling a meeting is a political act in itselfpolitical pressurea political machinepolitical officepolitical policy

Politicaladjective

of or relating to your views about social relationships involving authority or power;

political opinions

Politicaladjective

of or relating to the profession of governing;

political career