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Noun: objection  ub'jek-shun or ób'jek-shun
  1. The act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    - expostulation, remonstrance, remonstration
  2. A complaint or act of complaining
    - gripe [informal], kick [informal], beef [informal], bitch [informal], squawk [informal]
  3. The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    - protest, dissent
  4. (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

Derived forms: objections

Type of: communicating, communication, procedure, resistance, speech act

Encyclopedia: Objection