Definitions for objectionəbˈdʒɛk ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•jec•tionəbˈdʒɛk ʃən(n.)

  1. a reason or argument offered in opposition.

  2. the act of objecting.

  3. a feeling of disapproval, dislike, or disagreement.

Origin of objection:

1350–1400; ME (< AF) < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. expostulation, remonstrance, remonstration, objection(noun)

    the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

  2. objection(noun)

    the speech act of objecting

  3. protest, objection, dissent(noun)

    the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

  4. objection(noun)

    (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

  1. objection(noun)əbˈdʒɛk ʃən

    a reason you give for being against sth

    his objections to the new rules; Does anyone have any objections?

  2. objectionəbˈdʒɛk ʃən

    to express an objection

    Nobody raised any objections.

Wiktionary

  1. objection(Noun)

    The act of objecting.

  2. objection(Noun)

    A statement expressing opposition, or a reason or cause for expressing opposition.

  3. objection(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Objection(noun)

    the act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection

  2. Objection(noun)

    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

  3. Objection(noun)

    cause of trouble; sorrow

Freebase

  1. Objection (Tango)

    "Objection (Tango)" is a song recorded by Colombian singer-songwriter Shakira for her fifth studio album and first English-language album Laundry Service. It was the first song Shakira wrote in English after being encouraged by American singer Gloria Estefan to record material in the language. She also produced the track along with Lester Mendez. "Objection (Tango)" musically combines elements of pop rock and tango, and contains instrumentation from the bandoneón and guitar. Through the lyrics of the song, Shakira aims to end a love triangle she is a part of. The song was released as the third single from the album on 6 July 2002. A Spanish version of the song, entitled "Te Aviso, Te Anuncio (Tango)", was also recorded by the singer. Upon its release, "Objection (Tango)" received generally favourable reviews from music critics, some of whom found it similar to the work of American new wave band The B-52's. Commercially, "Objection (Tango)" was a success and peaked inside the top ten of record charts of various countries such as Australia, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands and France.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'objection' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3040

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'objection' in Nouns Frequency: #1533


Translations for objection

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

objection(noun)

an expression of disapproval

He raised no objection to the idea.

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