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English definition of “indirect object”

indirect object

noun [C]    
The indirect object of a verb with two objects is the person or thing that is affected by the result of the action of the verb . In the sentence 'Give Val some cake .', 'Val' is the indirect object . → Compare direct objectGrammatical terms
(Definition of indirect object noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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