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objective British & World English

(Of a person or their judgement) not influenced by personal feelings or opinions in considering and representing facts

objective English Thesaurus

an interviewer must try to be objective

non-objective British & World English

Influenced by personal feeling or opinions in considering and representing facts

objective case British & World English

A case of nouns and pronouns serving as the object of a transitive verb or a preposition

objective idealism British & World English

Any of various forms of idealism according to which the objects of knowledge are constituted not by the individual knower but by a universal, absolute, or transcendent mind; specifically a form of idealism associated with Friedrich Schelling (1775–1854).

objective danger British & World English

A danger such as a rock fall that does not arise from a lack of skill on the part of the climber

objective function British & World English

(In linear programming) the function that it is desired to maximize or minimize

objective reference British & World English

Reference to an object; the property of a mental act or state in virtue of which it is related to a state of affairs in the external world.

objective correlative British & World English

The artistic and literary technique of representing or evoking a particular emotion by means of symbols which become indicative of that emotion and are associated with it

objective lens in objective British & World English

The lens in a telescope or microscope nearest to the object observed