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[uh b-jek-shuh n] /əbˈdʒɛk ʃən/

a reason or argument offered in disagreement, opposition, refusal, or disapproval.
the act of , opposing, or disputing:
His ideas were open to serious objection.
a ground or cause for objecting.
a feeling of disapproval, dislike, or disagreement.
an expression, statement, or feeling of opposition or dislike
a cause for such an expression, statement, or feeling
the act of objecting

late 14c., from Old French objeccion “reply, retort” (12c.) and directly from Late Latin obiectionem (nominative obiectio), “a throwing or putting before,” noun of action from past participle stem of Latin obicere “to oppose” (see object (n.)).
see: raise an objection


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