objective criticism meaning, objective criticism definition | English Cobuild dictionary



  ( objectives    plural  )
1       n-count   Your objective is what you are trying to achieve.  
usu with poss   (=aim, goal)  
Our main objective was the recovery of the child safe and well..., His objective was to play golf and win.     
2       adj   Objective information is based on facts.  
ADJ n  
He had no objective evidence that anything extraordinary was happening.     
  objectively      adv   usu ADV with v  
We simply want to inform people objectively about events.     
  objectivity      n-uncount  
The poll, whose objectivity is open to question, gave the party a 39% share of the vote.     
3       adj   If someone is objective, they base their opinions on facts rather than on their personal feelings.   (=impartial)     (Antonym: subjective)    I believe that a journalist should be completely objective..., I would really like to have your objective opinion on this.     
  objectively      adv   usu ADV with v  
Try to view situations more objectively, especially with regard to work.     
  objectivity      n-uncount  
The psychiatrist must learn to maintain an unusual degree of objectivity.     
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take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
avoir toujours la critique à la bouche
The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international, groups of people or organizations in furtherance of political, social or personal objectives.
[Tech.];[Leg.] The attack on computers, networks and interconnected infrastructures with intent to intimidate or coerce a national, international community.
a detail-oriented document clearly outlining the objectives of the project like technical , terms and financial aspects of the software project .These software proposals helps the Business Professionals to automate routine tasks.
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