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A challenge by an attorney of a statement or question made at trial that a judge must decide whether to allow or overrule.


Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
objection (noun)
an act of - objecting
a) a reason or argument presented in opposition
b) a feeling or expression of disapproval
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
objection (noun)
a feeling or declaration of disapproval or dissent
challenge, complaint, demur, demurral, demurrer, difficulty, exception, expostulation, fuss, kick, protest, question, remonstrance, stink
compunction, doubt, misgiving, qualm, scruple; misunderstanding; cavil, niggle [], quibble; argument, conflict, debate, dispute, dissent, hassle, quarrel, squabble, static; censure, criticism; defiance, disobedience, rebellion; distrust, distrustfulness, dubiety, dubitation [], incertitude, indetermination, misdoubt, mistrust, mistrustfulness, reservation, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainty; qualmishness, unease, uneasiness; reluctance, unwillingness
willingness; approval, sanction; acceptance, acquiescence, agreement, assent; compliance, obedience
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