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objection

uhb jek shuhn

  • n  the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest
  • n  the speech act of objecting
  • n  the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
  • n  (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

  • If that objection smacks secular readers as relying too heavily on scripture, then Bock's larger point is still trenchant: "I told them that there were too many assumptions .
  • Some academic skeptics make a practical objection: The majority of kids who make a virginity pledge, they argue, will still have sex before marriage but are less likely than other .
  • To proposals to control atomic bomb manufacture by international inspection, the objection was that, if inspection failed, the consequences would be fatal to all nations which .
News & Articles

  • Little free libraries may turn up at last in Whitefish Bay
    It’s not official yet, but Whitefish Bay plans to drop its objection to little free libraries and join the rest of the world in allowing the casual exchange of books on people’s front lawns.
    June 18, 2013 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Bonn Climate Talks Deadlocked on Russian Objections
    June 17 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg News energy markets reporter Alessandro Vitelli reviews climate talks in Bonn that ended up deadlocked on Russia's objection to the decision-making process. He speaks on Bloomberg Television's "The Pulse."
    June 17, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Manning's defense wins objection on evidence
    FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A defense attorney for Pfc. Bradley Manning has won an objection after prosecutors said they could not produce a computer security agreement the soldier signed after arriving in Iraq in 2009.
    June 12, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Ahmed Ressam in News1130
    I have escaped my words, finally,Ressam said. "Sentence me to life in prison or anything you wish. I will have no objection to your sentence. Thank you."
  • Patrick Leahy in Washington Post
    If he has no objection to Mr. Fitzgerald coming forward, I think you may very well see Mr. Fitzgerald before the Senate Judiciary Committee,Leahy said on the same CNN program.
  • Robert Gates in USA Today
    While we in principle have no objection to it, until the statute is changed, we are not able to sell it to any country,Gates said.

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