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  Definition of objection
  1. (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
  2. the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
  3. the speech act of objecting
  4. the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
Similar Words: protest, dissent, expostulation, remonstrance

 

Hyponyms: recusation, boycott, direct action, demonstration, manifestation, walkout, challenge, complaint, demur, demurral, demurrer, dissent, exception, gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk, protest, protestation

 

Derivational Morphology: protest, resist, dissent, object, expostulate

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 异议   Dutch: tegenwerping  
Finnish: vastaväite   French: objection  
German: Einwand   Hungarian: ellenvetés  
Italian: obiezione   Japanese: 反対  
Korean: 반대   Portuguese: objeção  
Russian: возражение   Spanish: objeción  
Swedish: invändning  
 
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