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- n. A person who objects to something.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who objects; one who offers objections to a proposition or measure.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who objects or interposes an adverse opinion, reason, or argument; one who is unwilling to receive and abide by a proposition, decision, or argument advanced, or offers opposing opinions, arguments, or reasons.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who dissents from some established policy
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And whether it matters if the objector is an officer or not?
The tone taken by the objector is instructive and always the same.
The objector is still further represented as saying, –
There was a conscientious objector from the Basque region of France who introduced himself as Basque-French.
They were still more astonished to know that the objector was the youngest Miss Piper!
'Besides,' said he, 'it is a small matter anyhow;' -- by which he evidently meant to intimate that the objector was a very small person.
It is not the Bible, but our objector, that is a little behind the age in his knowledge of science.
In fact, the origin of the term 'conscientious objector' comes from refusing vaccine - not from war.
The committee review and markup period offers an opportunity for objections to be given to the members of the objector’s party and for thorough discussion of the principled objections — the objector could be allowed to present testimony to the committee.
"He was a conscientious objector on that end of the court," Fraschilla said.