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objection

 
Noun objection has 4 senses
  1. expostulation, remonstrance, objection - the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
    --1 is a kind of dissuasion
    Derived form: verb object1
  2. objection - the speech act of objecting
    --2 is a kind of
    speech act
    --2 has particulars:
     challenge; complaint; demur, demurral, demurrer; dissent; exception; gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk; protest, protestation; protest
  3. protest, objection, dissent - the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
    --3 is a kind of resistance
    --3 has particulars:
     boycott; direct action; demonstration, manifestation; walkout
    Derived forms: verb object2, verb object1
  4. objection - (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
    --4 is a kind of
    procedure
    --4 has particulars: recusation
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