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objective

  

      adj  
1    existing independently of perception or an individual's conceptions  
are there objective moral values?     
2    undistorted by emotion or personal bias  
3    of or relating to actual and external phenomena as opposed to thoughts, feelings, etc.  
4      (Med)   (of disease symptoms) perceptible to persons other than the individual affected  
5      (Grammar)   denoting a case of nouns and pronouns, esp. in languages having only two cases, that is used to identify the direct object of a finite verb or preposition and for various other purposes. In English the objective case of pronouns is also used in many elliptical constructions (as in Poor me! Who, him?), as the subject of a gerund (as in It was me helping him), informally as a predicate complement (as in It's me), and in nonstandard use as part of a compound subject (as in John, Larry, and me went fishing)  
   See also       accusative  
6    of, or relating to a goal or aim  
      n  
7    the object of one's endeavours; goal; aim  
8      (Also called)    objective point     (Military)   a place or position towards which forces are directed  
9    an actual phenomenon; reality  
10      (Grammar)  
a    the objective case  
b    a word or speech element in the objective case  
11      (Also called)    object glass     (Optics)  
a    the lens or combination of lenses nearest to the object in an optical instrument  
b    the lens or combination of lenses forming the image in a camera or projector,   (Abbrev.)    obj      Compare       subjective  
  objectival      adj  
  objectively      adv  
  objectivity     (less commonly)  
  objectiveness      n  


objective danger  
      n     (Mountaineering)   a danger, such as a stone fall or avalanche, to which climbing skill is irrelevant  
objective genitive  
      n     (Grammar)   a use of the genitive case to express an objective relationship, as in Latin timor mortis (fear of death)  
objective point  
      n     (Military)      another term for       objective       8  
objective test  
      n   a test, such as one using multiple-choice questions, in which the feelings or opinions of the person marking it cannot affect the marks given  
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v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
n.
A software proposal is 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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