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subjective

adjective uk   us   /səbˈdʒek.tɪv/
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.
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adverb uk   us   /-li/
subjectivity
noun [U] uk   /ˌsʌb.dʒekˈtɪv.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
There's always an element of subjectivity in decision-making.
Translations of “subjective”
in Chinese (Traditional) 主觀的…
in Russian субъективный…
in Turkish öznel, subjektif…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主观的…
in Polish subiektywny…
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