Definitions for objectionəbˈdʒɛk ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a reason or argument offered in opposition.
the act of objecting.
a feeling of disapproval, dislike, or disagreement.
Origin of objection:
1350–1400; ME (< AF) < LL
expostulation, remonstrance, remonstration, objection(noun)
the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
the speech act of objecting
protest, objection, dissent(noun)
the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
(law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a reason you give for being against sth
his objections to the new rules; Does anyone have any objections?
to express an objection
Nobody raised any objections.
The act of objecting.
A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition.
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.
the act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection
that which is, or may be, presented in opposition; an adverse reason or argument; a reason for objecting; obstacle; impediment; as, I have no objection to going; unreasonable objections
cause of trouble; sorrow
Translations for objection
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an expression of disapproval
He raised no objection to the idea.
- objeçãoPortuguese (BR)
- der EinwandGerman
- διαφωνία, αντίρρησηGreek
- rasa keberatanIndonesian
- nesutikimas, prieštaravimas, protestasLithuanian
- protest, motmæleNorwegian
- возражение, несогласиеRussian
- invändning, protestSwedish
- 反對Chinese (Trad.)
- заперечення; протестUkrainian
- sự phản đốiVietnamese
- 反对Chinese (Simp.)
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