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object

noun uk   /ˈɒb.dʒɪkt/ us    /ˈɑːb-/

object noun (THING)

B1 [C] a thing that you can see or touch but that is not usually a living animal, plant, or person: a solid/material/physical object a collection of precious objects Look, there's a strange object in the sky!
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object noun (GRAMMAR)

B1 ( written abbreviation obj) [C] specialized language a noun or noun phrase that is affected by the action of a verb or that follows a preposition: In the sentence "I like ice cream", "ice cream" is the object of the verb "like".
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object noun (PURPOSE)

C1 [C usually singular] a reason for doing something, or the result you wish to achieve by doing it: The object of their expedition was to discover the source of the River Nile.the object of the exercise the result that is wanted from an activity: In today's session, the object of the exercise is to improve your interpersonal skills.

object noun (CAUSE)

[C usually singular] someone or something that causes particular feelings in or actions by others: He became an object of ridicule among the other workers.
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object

verb [I] uk   /əbˈdʒekt/ us  
B2 to feel or express opposition to or dislike of something or someone: Would anyone object if we started the meeting now? He objects to the label "magician". No one objected when the boss said it was time to go home.
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(Definition of object from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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