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But to come away from the two games top of our qualifying group was the main objective. The Sun (2016)But we have got six points, which was our main objective. The Sun (2016)This was a highly innovative, exceptionally well managed project with very clear objectives and benefits. Computing (2010)Good health is dependent on rather more objective factors, one of which is not being overweight. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Belief and conviction brings energy and drive because there is a clear objective set out before the players and they know where they are going. The Sun (2016)But those 12 objectives are just part of my plan for Britain. The Sun (2017)Obviously the aims and objectives that you have will affect the group and your activities. Working with Teenagers (1994)We are reading to discover more about objective reality. Christianity Today (2000)What is the difference between goals and objectives? An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Growth objectives have to be economic objectives rather than volume objectives. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The military have also been set insufficiently clear objectives. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Time for a brutally objective scientific view. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We need to identify objectives and back them to the hilt. The Sun (2012)This has allowed him to think exclusively about his personal objectives. The Sun (2016)The final part of the objective gives any information about the conditions of performance. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)The trick is to target key objectives together. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The first step is to seek an objective opinion. You and Your Adolescent: A Parents' Guide for Ages 10 to 20 (1990)The main objective was to bring prices down. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There must be multiple objectives rather than a single objective. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)We first take a look at learning and then consider the identification of training needs and the formulation of learning objectives. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)As there is an objective moral standard of equality, there is also an objective moral standard of marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I write as an objective journalist, not as a cycling fanatic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)All in all, the image objectives envisaged for the Golf were reached to a large extent. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)
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Translations for 'objective'
British English: objective /əbˈdʒɛktɪv/ NOUN
Your objective is what you are trying to achieve.
His objective was to win.
- American English: objective
- Arabic: هَدَفٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: objetivo
- Chinese: 目标
- Croatian: cilj
- Czech: cíl snažení
- Danish: mål
- Dutch: doel doelstelling
- European Spanish: objetivo finalidad
- Finnish: tavoite
- French: objectif
- German: Ziel
- Greek: στόχος σκοπός
- Italian: obiettivo
- Japanese: 目的
- Korean: 목적
- Norwegian: målsetning
- Polish: obiektywny
- European Portuguese: objetivo
- Romanian: obiectiv
- Russian: задача
- Spanish: objetivo
- Swedish: mål
- Thai: เป้าหมาย
- Turkish: amaç
- Ukrainian: мета
- Vietnamese: mục tiêu
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