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Definition 1: (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 - [noun denoting act]

(objection is a kind of ...) a mode of conducting legal and parliamentary proceedings

(... is a kind of objection ) (law) an objection grounded on the judge's relationship to one of the parties

(objection belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for objection in the sense of this definition

(objection is a kind of ...) group action in opposition to those in power

(... is a kind of objection ) a group's refusal to have commercial dealings with some organization in protest against its policies

(... is a kind of objection ) a protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands

(... is a kind of objection ) a public display of group feelings (usually of a political nature)

"there were violent demonstrations against the war"

(... is a kind of objection ) the act of walking out (of a meeting or organization) as a sign of protest

"there was a walkout by the Black members as the chairman rose to speak"

Definition 3: the speech act of objecting - [noun denoting communication]

(objection is a kind of ...) the use of language to perform some act

(... is a kind of objection ) a formal objection to the selection of a particular person as a juror

(... is a kind of objection ) an expression of grievance or resentment

(... is a kind of objection ) (law) a formal objection to an opponent's pleadings

(... is a kind of objection ) (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority

"he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"

(... is a kind of objection ) grounds for adverse criticism

"his authority is beyond exception"

(... is a kind of objection ) informal terms for objecting

"I have a gripe about the service here"

(... is a kind of objection ) a formal and solemn declaration of objection

"they finished the game under protest to the league president" "the senator rose to register his protest" "the many protestations did not stay the execution"

(... is a kind of objection ) the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval

"he shouted his protests at the umpire" "a shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall"

Definition 4: the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for objection in the sense of this definition

(objection is a kind of ...) the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information

"they could not act without official communication from Moscow"

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