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Definition of 'objection'


  1. the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
       Synonyms: expostulation remonstrance remonstration
  2. the speech act of objecting
  3. the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
       Synonyms: 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

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