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objective

noun [C] uk   /əbˈdʒek.tɪv/ us  
B2 something that you plan to do or achieve: Her main/prime objective now is simply to stay in power. Can the sales force achieve/meet its financial objectives?Goals and purposes

objective

adjective uk   /əbˈdʒek.tɪv/ us  
B2 based on real facts and not influenced by personal beliefs or feelings: an objective and impartial report I can't really be objective when I'm judging my daughter's work.
Opposite
Unbiased or impartial
objectively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
C1 Judges must weigh the evidence logically and objectively.Unbiased or impartial
objectivity
noun [U] uk   /ˌɒb.dʒekˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/ us    /ˌɑːb.dʒekˈtɪv.ə.t̬i/
Surely true objectivity in a critic is impossible?Unbiased or impartial
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