Definition of objector in US English:

objector

noun

  • A person who expresses opposition to or disagreement with something.

    ‘objectors to the housing plans’
    ‘objectors claim that the development will have a devastatingly negative impact’
    • ‘During the First World War, he was a conscientious objector and worked on road-digging and similar tasks.’
    • ‘Objectors are concerned about the project's viability.’
    • ‘The redevelopment of the shopping centre is to go ahead after all three objectors withdrew their appeals.’
    • ‘The objectors seem to have been outnumbered by those who wanted 150 jobs for the area.’
    • ‘Objectors claimed that the plan was risky and naive.’
    • ‘An objector will always disagree with a decision to grant planning permission.’
    • ‘He resolved his many conflicts of loyalties during the Second World War by becoming a conscientious objector.’
    • ‘He is, however, highly critical of local communities and objectors who are constantly delaying the introduction of badly-needed infrastructure developments.’
    • ‘There were 58 objectors to the development.’
    • ‘That decision is now under review after an objector lodged an appeal.’

Pronunciation

objector

/äbˈjektər/