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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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Having thus replied, to the best of my power, to the first class of your objections, or at least having shown my resolution to overleap the barriers which your prudence has raised, I will be brief in noticing that which is more peculiar to myself.
This objection will be fully examined in its proper place, and it will be shown that the only natural precaution which could have been taken on this subject has been taken; and a much better one than is to be found in any constitution that has been heretofore framed in America, most of which contain no guard at all on this subject.
I admit," said he -- when I mentioned to him this objection -- "I admit the truth of your critic's facts, but I deny his conclusions.
It is merely a mistake, then, that gives plausibility to the objection.
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.
But this objection is of no weight, for it is only a dispute about words; as there is no general term which can be applied both to the office of a juryman and a member of the assembly.
Weyrother met all objections with a firm and contemptuous smile, evidently prepared beforehand to meet all objections be they what they might.
Casaubon made no objection beyond a passing remark that the sum might be disproportionate in relation to other good objects, but when Dorothea in her ignorance resisted that suggestion, he acquiesced.
Ra Vatu had had economic and ethical objections to monogamy.
A woman bent on her marriage is a woman who can meet the objections of the whole world, single-handed, and refute them all.
Be good enough, then, to give me your attention, and do not hesitate to make objections at the close.
That many and grave objections may be advanced against the theory of descent with modification through natural selection, I do not deny.
And what are your objections to the allowance of the honour which I have sollicited?
Lady Susan's age is itself a material objection, but her want of character is one so much more serious, that the difference of even twelve years becomes in comparison of small amount.
Rolland, I have no objection to be your reference, under the circumstances.