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noun [U]     /ɒbˌdʒek.tɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ɑːbˌdʒek.tɪ-/
treating people like tools or toys , as if they had no feelings , opinions , or rights of their own: Pornography is often an example of the objectification of women by men.Treating people or animals badlyInsults and abuseUnkind, cruel and unfeelingViolent or aggressive
(Definition of objectification noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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