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English definition of “subjective”

subjective

adjective uk   /səbˈdʒek.tɪv/ us  
C1 influenced by or based on personal beliefs or feelings, rather than based on facts: I think my husband is the most handsome man in the world, but I realize my judgment is rather subjective. More specific and less subjective criteria should be used in selecting people for promotion within the company. Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
subjectively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
subjectivity
noun [U] uk   /ˌsʌb.dʒekˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/ us    /-ə.t̬i/
There's always an element of subjectivity in decision-making.Unfairness and favouring someone unfairlyJustice and fairness
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