Objection

  • 1 objection — [ ɔbʒɛksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1190; bas lat. objectio 1 ♦ Argument que l on oppose à une opinion, à une affirmation pour la réfuter. ⇒ 2. critique, réfutation, réplique. Faire, formuler une objection à un raisonnement, à une théorie, et par ext. à qqn.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 objection — ob·jec·tion n 1: an act or instance of objecting; specif: a statement of opposition to an aspect of a judicial or other legal proceeding file an objection to a proposed bankruptcy plan 2: a reason or argument forming the ground of an objection ◇… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 objection — Objection. s. f. v. Difficulté qu on oppose à une proposition. Cette objection est forte, est bien fondée, est nulle, est pressante, est subtile, est ingenieuse. faire une objection. resoudre une objection. respondre à une objection. insister sur …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 Objection — may refer to: Objection (law), a motion during a trial to disallow a witness s testimony or other evidence Objection (argument), used in informal logic and argument mapping Inference objection, a special case of the above Counterargument, in… …

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  • 5 Objection — Ob*jec tion, n. [L. objectio: cf. F. objection.] 1. The act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection. Johnson. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is, or may be, presented in opposition; an adverse reason or argument; a reason for …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 objection — (n.) late 14c., from O.Fr. objection (12c.), from L.L. obiectionem (nom. obiectio), a throwing or putting before, noun of action from pp. stem of L. obicere to oppose (see OBJECT (Cf. object) (n.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 objection — ► NOUN 1) an expression of disapproval or opposition. 2) the action of challenging or disagreeing: a letter of objection …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Objection — (v. lat.), Einwurf, Einwand …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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  • 10 objection — [n] argument, disagreement cavil, censure, challenge, counter argument, criticism, declination, demur, demurral, demurring, difficulty, disapprobation, disapproval, discontent, disesteem, disinclination, dislike, displeasure, dissatisfaction,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 11 objection — [əb jek′shən, äbjek′shən] n. [ME objeccioun < LL objectio < L objectus: see OBJECT] 1. the act of objecting 2. a feeling or expression of opposition, disapproval, or dislike 3. a cause for objecting; reason for opposing, disapproving, or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 objection — n. 1) to lodge, make, raise an objection 2) to deal with, meet an objection 3) to overrule; sustain an objection 4) to withdraw an objection 5) a serious, strenuous, strong, violent, vociferous; valid objection 6) (legal) objection overruled;… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 OBJECTION — s. f. Difficulté qu on oppose à une proposition, à une demande. Objection forte, solide, fondée, sans réplique, pressante, subtile, spécieuse, ingénieuse, insoluble, faible, frivole, sans solidité. Faire une objection. Résoudre, repousser,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 14 OBJECTION — n. f. Ce que l’on oppose à une affirmation, à une proposition, à une demande. Objection forte, solide, fondée, sans réplique, pressante, subtile, spécieuse, ingénieuse. Faire une objection. Résoudre, repousser, réfuter une objection. Répondre à… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 15 objection — ob|jec|tion S3 [əbˈdʒekʃən] n 1.) [U and C] a reason that you have for opposing or disapproving of something, or something you say that expresses this ▪ Her objection was that he was too young. objection to ▪ Lawyers raised no objections to the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 objection */*/ — UK [əbˈdʒekʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms objection : singular objection plural objections a statement that shows that you disagree with a plan, or a reason for your disagreement objection to: I would like to put forward… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 objection — (ob jè ksion ; en vers, de quatre syllabes) s. f. Difficulté qu on soulève contre une proposition, contre une assertion. •   Enfin et voici le fort de l objection : n y a t il pas des choses ajoutées dans le texte de Moïse...., BOSSUET Hist. II,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 18 objection — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ serious, strenuous, strong ▪ valid ▪ main, major, primary, principal ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 objection — ob|jec|tion [ əb dʒekʃən ] noun count or uncount ** a statement that shows that you disagree with a plan, or a reason for your disagreement: objection to: I would like to put forward several objections to this proposal. have no objection: I think …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 objection — object ob‧ject 1 [əbˈdʒekt] verb [intransitive] to complain or protest about something, or to feel that you oppose it or disapprove of it: • The mayor considered contracting out garbage collection, but the unions objected. object to • The banks… …

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