objective - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. something that you plan to achieve, especially in business or work
    objective of:

    I’m not sure I understand the objective of this exercise.

    main/primary/principal objective:

    The principal objective of the department is to identify market opportunities.

    achieve an objective:

    The team has been successful in achieving challenging objectives.