raise an objection

raise an objection

Protest, as in I'll raise no objections to your proposed bill if you promise to support me next time. The use of raise in the sense of "bring up" or "mention" dates from the mid-1600s.
See also: objection, raise
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SSE Renewables has expressed disappointment at today s decision by Highland Council to raise an objection against the proposed Strathy South wind farm in Sutherland, but looks forward to the next stage of the process where any outstanding issues can be resolved.
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Election over, they think the people of Cardiff are asleep and again, furtively, they raise this monstrous plan - and what's more, the people of Cardiff have only 21 days to raise an objection.
The province's bishops have seven days to concur with the election or raise an objection.
This time no one had the political courage to raise an objection.
But the new fixture was added only after the BHB chairman received an assurance from Graham Parr, chief executive of Lingfield's owners Arena Leisure, that he would not raise an objection under the 50-mile rule which aims to stop meetings being held at venues close to each other.