nonparticipation nonparticipation


  • (n) withdrawing from the activities of a group



  1. And the simplest key to liberation is this: personal nonparticipation in lies.
  2. In 1951 Mollet declared a policy of nonparticipation, and kept his Socialists out of government and in the posture of general opposition for four years.
  3. Jackson, who's in litigation over his nonparticipation in the money-losing Jackson Family Honors, played peekaboo, giggled and danced before testifying.


  • Kill playing it cautious with tight end Williams

    Gophers tight end Maxx Williams against Penn State. Gophers tight end Maxx Williams wore an orange nonparticipation jersey again at Tuesday’s practice, as the football team continues to be cautious with his left knee.
    on March 26, 2014     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune


  1. "There are voices who have been attacking us from day one and trying to misconstrue our nonparticipation as antiSemitism," Sir Iqbal said.
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Iqbal Sacranie Source: Times Online

  2. "Unlike some treaties, such as the Kyoto Agreement and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, where US nonparticipation renders the treaty virtually irrelevant or inoperable, the Law of the Sea will continue to form the basis of maritime law regardless...
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Richard Lugar Source: (subscription)

  3. "We in the Islamic resistance announce our boycott and our nonparticipation in the presidential elections," Ismail Haniya, a senior Hamas leader, said in Gaza City.
    on Dec 2, 2004 By: Ismail Haniyeh Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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