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objection

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noun ob·jec·tion \əb-ˈjek-shən\

Simple Definition of objection

  • : a reason for disagreeing with or opposing something : a reason for objecting

  • law : an act of formally objecting to something during a trial.

  • —used as an interjection by lawyers during trials when they think something is not fair or proper

Full Definition of objection

  1. 1 :  an act of objecting

  2. 2 a :  a reason or argument presented in opposition b :  a feeling or expression of disapproval

Examples of objection

  1. My main objection is that some people will have to pay more than others.

  2. He said he had no objection to the plan.



14th Century

First Known Use of objection

14th century


OBJECTION Defined for Kids

objection

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noun ob·jec·tion \əb-ˈjek-shən\

Definition of objection

  1. 1 :  an act of showing disapproval or great dislike

  2. 2 :  a reason for or a feeling of disapproval <Her main objection to the purchase is the price.>





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