objection


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the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest

(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

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He has, therefore, requested me to reply in his behalf to two special objections, one of an intellectual, the other of a moral nature.
Tyrrel's injudicious praises of Norah irritated his objections into openly declaring themselves.
Thus, there are five sources from which critical objections are drawn.
Again, not a very difficult condition with which to encumber such a rise in fortune; but if you have any objection to it, this is the time to mention it.
Once more, I stammered with difficulty that I had no objection.
Would there be any objection to my taking leave of any one I know, about here, before I go away?
There were some very strong objections against the lady," were Colonel Fitzwilliam's words; and those strong objections probably were, her having one uncle who was a country attorney, and another who was in business in London.
When she thought of her mother, her confidence gave way a little; but she would not allow that any objections THERE had material weight with Mr.
Weyrother met all objections with a firm and contemptuous smile, evidently prepared beforehand to meet all objections be they what they might.
Weyrother again gave that smile which seemed to say that to him it was strange and ridiculous to meet objections from Russian generals and to have to prove to them what he had not merely convinced himself of, but had also convinced the sovereign Emperors of.
Some objections, like the ones cited at the beginning of this article, are so common they're predictable, and it'd be foolish not to develop a response to a predictable objection.
We have severe concerns and they are so strong we are raising a formal objection.
THE governors of a village school have reaffirmed their objection to a planned opencast coal dig on its doorstep - even though it could cost them hundreds of thousands of pounds.
The first objection has been raised by a person who claims that his party with the same name was registered with the ECP in 2006.
He said Conwy's accounts for 2009-10 were signed off in September 2010 but can't be fully concluded until the objection process is complete.