In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- They rely on the non-political surveys of the social and cultural attitudes of the military.
- Acceptance of this gave the hierarchy some influence in ensuring this support was as non-political as possible.
- This was an innovation, in that it was explicitly non-political.
- Although it has sometimes been criticised as being non-political, nothing could be further from the truth.
- The defence and security services are strictly non-political in such matters, we were told.
- There is no such thing as a non-political or value-free history.
- It's totally non-political in the sense that he ends up non-engaged with society, but that, of course, is the point.
- Beware the political creature that says he is non-political, apolitical, or anti-political.
- Licensing chairman Paul Andrews said his committee was non-political and therefore other councillors were not told.
- The foreign policy bureaucracy, not elected of course, plays a subordinate, non-political, essentially instrumental role.
- According to the Economist, this clampdown has been extended to non-political activity.
- Their figures are as bogus as their claims to be non-political.
- I made what I think was a wrong assumption that this bill would be totally non-political.
- That school is a pretty straightforward, middle-of-the-road, non-political school.
- My initial impression is that there are mixed views within the village, with people gossiping about political and non-political issues.
- Others have become disgusted with politics and returned to non-political pursuits.
- Citizens' rights against public authorities are upheld by various other non-political and non-legal mechanisms.
- One of the things that have been good about Radio New Zealand is that it has generally been a non-political organisation.
- As the first official guest ever to address the parliament, the Prime Minister is conventionally supposed to deliver a non-political speech.
- Local bodies will be allowed to borrow and toll, and a new non-political body will manage Auckland's land transport needs.
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