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objective

2 adjective
     
objective2 S3
1 based on facts, or making a decision that is based on facts rather than on your feelings or beliefs [≠ subjective]
objective assessment/measurement/description etc
It's hard to give an objective opinion about your own children.
Scientists need to be objective when doing research.
purely/totally/completely objective
the importance of a completely objective, independent press
2 formal existing outside the mind as something real, not only as an idea:
The world has an objective reality.
objectivity noun [uncountable]

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