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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
protestation (plural protestations)
- a formal solemn objection or other declaration
- The protestation of our faith.
- (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.
protestation f (plural protestations)