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- 2 Czech
- 3 Serbo-Croatian
- 4 Swedish
- (intransitive) To make a strong objection.
- How dare you, I protest!
- The public took to the streets to protest over the planned change to the law.
2009, Wikipedia: Cuba:
- U.S. and European protested against Spanish conduct in Cuba.
- (transitive) To affirm (something).
- I protest my innocence.
- I do protest and declare...
- (transitive, chiefly North America) To object to.
- They protested the demolition of the school.
- To call as a witness in affirming or denying, or to prove an affirmation; to appeal to.
- Fiercely [they] opposed / My journey strange, with clamorous uproar / Protesting fate supreme.
- (law, transitive) to make a solemn written declaration, in due form, on behalf of the holder, against all parties liable for any loss or damage to be sustained by non-acceptance or non-payment of (a bill or note). This should be made by a notary public, whose seal it is the usual practice to affix.
to make a strong objection
mostly US: to object to
protest (plural protests)
- A formal objection, especially one by a group.
- They lodged a protest with the authorities.
- A collective gesture of disapproval: a demonstration.
- We held a protest in front of City Hall.
collective gesture of disapproval: demonstration
translations to be checked
pròtest m (Cyrillic spelling про̀тест)
declension of protest
Declension of protest