French translation of 'objection'
1. (= criticism) objection f
to make an objection (during discussion) faire une objection
to raise an objection (during discussion) soulever une objection
to voice an objection to sth émettre une objection à qch
to have no objection to sth (= have nothing against) n’avoir aucune objection à qch
I have no objection to banks making money. Je n’ai aucune objection à ce que les banques fassent de l’argent.
if you have no objection si vous n’y voyez pas d’objection
I’d like to smoke, if you have no objection. J’aimerais fumer si vous n’y voyez pas d’objection.
3. (= drawback) objection f
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Example Sentences Including 'objection'
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But other people based their objections on economics and a healthy realism.The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)
Over all these practical objections was one of tone and attitude.THE FOUR NATIONS: A History of the United Kingdom (2002)
A second generation biofuel made from waste may meet many objections.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But it is difficult to see the objection.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It was a conscientious objection.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The main objection is that employers are better placed than government to do this.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There are no widespread religious or ethical objections to harvesting these cells.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
There are two official objections.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
What kind of legal objections can we make?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Others decided to make their objection known physically.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The police also approve it before it is sent to the clubs, at which point they can raise any objections they may have.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
That was my one objection dealt with.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
My objection is to people being rewarded for failure.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
One local businessman raised an objection.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This overcomes the ethical objections of some campaigners who oppose embryo research.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We see no moral objection to enjoying both serious and popular culture.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Criminal anarchists plead conscientious objection as an excuse for their crimes.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In so doing she may be able to salvage our precious right to conscientious objection.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There are two main objections to this mammoth undertaking.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This is not a strong objection at all.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Yet he conspicuously fails to deal with the strongest of the objections.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
What objections does she raise about these euphemisms?Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)
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'objection' in Other Languages
British English: objection /əbˈdʒɛkʃən/ NOUN
If you make an objectionto something, you say that you do not like it or agree with it.
Two main objections to the proposal have been raised.
- American English: objection
- Arabic: اِعْتِرَاضٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: objeção
- Chinese: 异议
- Croatian: primjedba
- Czech: námitka
- Danish: protest
- Dutch: bezwaar
- European Spanish: objeción
- Finnish: vastalause
- French: objection
- German: Einwand
- Greek: ένσταση
- Italian: obiezione
- Japanese: 反対
- Korean: 이의
- Norwegian: innvending
- Polish: sprzeciw
- European Portuguese: objeção
- Romanian: obiecție
- Russian: возражение
- Spanish: objeción
- Swedish: invändning
- Thai: ความรู้สึกคัดค้าน
- Turkish: itiraz
- Ukrainian: заперечення
- Vietnamese: sự phản đối
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Translation of objection from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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