Definition of apolitical in English:



  • Not interested or involved in politics.

    ‘he took an apolitical stance’
    • ‘Now, mayors are pretty apolitical and do not get angry very often.’
    • ‘In my opening comments I said that I hoped biosecurity would be treated seriously and in a more apolitical way.’
    • ‘Also, the public service used to be apolitical, but I am afraid we cannot say that today.’
    • ‘If high politics often seems strangely apolitical, everyday life is extraordinarily politicised.’
    • ‘Though originally avowed as apolitical, politics keeps intruding in these pages.’
    • ‘The apolitical civil service has been relied on for the day-to-day running of the territory's government.’
    • ‘As far as I can determine, he is a relatively apolitical liberal of some sort.’
    • ‘Scientists are often seen as apolitical people living in ivory towers.’
    • ‘It means abandoning the idea that judges can ever be reliably apolitical.’
    • ‘Even films that purport to be bland or apolitical are political in their intentions.’
    • ‘We are an apolitical organisation, with our headquarters in Delhi.’
    • ‘For years, he was regarded as apolitical; almost wilfully apolitical.’
    • ‘Surely, we all know one person who doesn't usually vote, an apolitical type who isn't interested.’
    • ‘Technology seems to interest them little and their stance is apolitical.’
    • ‘It's very easy in the United States or any of the parliamentary democracies to live an apolitical life.’
    • ‘The population is very apolitical, except for the nationalists.’
    • ‘This means that the monarchy is apolitical and impartial.’
    • ‘It's a quick, cheap, fun read that's entertaining and slyly apolitical.’
    • ‘But his actions since his election have been far from apolitical.’
    • ‘We spent the next few minutes talking about the sad state of the nation and about how many apolitical older folk are now taking a stand.’