[ uhb-jek-shuhn ]
/ əbˈdʒɛk ʃən /
a reason or argument offered in disagreement, opposition, refusal, or disapproval.
the act of objecting, opposing, or disputing: His ideas were open to serious objection.
a ground or cause for objecting.
a feeling of disapproval, dislike, or disagreement.
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Origin of objection
OTHER WORDS FROM objectionnon·ob·jec·tion, nounpre·ob·jec·tion, nounsu·per·ob·jec·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for objection
/ (əbˈdʒɛkʃən) /
an expression, statement, or feeling of opposition or dislike
a cause for such an expression, statement, or feeling
the act of objecting
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Idioms and Phrases with objection
see raise an objection.
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