protestation

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Latin protestatio.

Noun[edit]

protestation (plural protestations)

  1. a formal solemn objection or other declaration
    • Latimer
      The protestation of our faith.
  2. (law, historical) A declaration in common-law pleading, by which the party interposes an oblique allegation or denial of some fact, protesting that it does or does not exist, and at the same time avoiding a direct affirmation or denial.

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  • IPA(key): /pʁɔ.tɛs.ta.sjɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

protestation f (plural protestations)

  1. admission, exclamation, statement
  2. protest, objection