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objection

EN[əbˈdʒɛkʃən] [-ɛkʃən]
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WObjection
  • Objection may refer to:
  • Objection (law), a motion during a trial to disallow a witness's testimony or other evidence
  • Objection (argument), used in informal logic and argument mapping
  • Inference objection, a special case of the above
  • Counterargument, in informal logic, an objection to an objection
  • Objection (Tango), a song by Shakira
  • A phrase shouted numerous times in games from the Ace Attorney series; its purpose in line with the legal and argumental terms.
FR objection

    Definition of objection in English Dictionary

  • NounPLobjectionsSUF-tion
    1. The act of objecting.
      1. In his submission to the UN, [Christof] Heyns points to the experience of drones. Unmanned aerial vehicles were intended initially only for surveillance, and their use for offensive purposes was prohibited, yet once strategists realised their perceived advantages as a means of carrying out targeted killings, all objections were swept out of the way.
    2. A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition (generally followed by the adposition to).
      1. I have no objection to any person's religion. ‎
    3. (law) An official protest raised in a court of law during a legal trial over a violation of the rules of the court by the opposing party.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The objection begins with the idea that the conscious −a/unconscious boundary is not introspectable, and concludes that there is no reason to suppose that that boundary is not vague.
        • He brushed aside all my objections and went ahead with the project, regardless.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Objection is sometimes offered to this system upon the hypothesis that all but the rich or fullhanded, are excluded from our sanctuaries.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Finally, near the end of the meeting, John saw the light and withdrew his objections.
        • So far, only superliberal Berkeley, Calif., has succeeded in adopting such a measure over industry objections.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
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      1. fr objection
      2. en objections
      3. fr objections
      4. en objectionable
      5. en objectional
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      Grammatically, this word "objection" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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