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raise an objection

To vocalize one's objection to or protest against something. If no one raises an objection, we will consider the issue closed for the purposes of our meeting. The legal team for the defendant raised an objection to the prosecutor's line of questioning.
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raise an objection (to someone or something)

To make one's opposition to or disapproval of someone or something known or heard. Her parents raised an objection to the wedding because of her fiancé's reputation. We won't raise any objections, so long as it's understood that your firm will be covering all the applicable fees.
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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.
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It concludes that the Commission was wrong to decide not to raise objections.
The City Council put public notices in the pub to allow anyone to raise objections.
IT is perhaps not the most neighbourly gesture by Liverpool council, but its decision to raise objections to Warrington's pounds 1bn Omega Business Park plan is understandable.
Whenever possible, the information will be broken down by region, as well, to reduce the likelihood that regulators in one state will raise objections of geographical distinction.
They live to raise objections. Like the Silent Sally, they can avoid responsibility by raising objections but still come off as an expert.
Citizens may raise objections, but considering that no one--not even the NRC--knows when or where the industry will eventually build the plant, there is little motivation for citizens to take a close look.
She said no body could raise objections if the accountability process was same and transparent for everyone without any discrimination.
Registrar was not authorised to raise objections. The petition should be fixed for hearing and a larger bench should hear the case.
The European Commission has decided not to raise objections to the planned rescue aid for the Polish bus company Przedsiebiorstwo Komunikacji Samochodowej w Olkuszu S.A.
Speaking in a private television channel program, he said the ruling party could not raise objections to the report, nor could it boycott the findings.
Advocate Kazim Raza, counsel for the petitioner, told the court that the Register could only raise objections on the petition but could not decide its maintainability.