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  Definition of protest
  1. the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
  2. a formal and solemn declaration of objection; "they finished the game under protest to the league president"; "the senator rose to register his protest"; "the many protestations did not stay the execution"
  3. the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval; "he shouted his protests at the umpire"; "a shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall"
  4. utter words of protest
  5. affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence"
  6. express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
Similar Words: objection, dissent, protestation, resist

 

Hyponyms: boycott, direct action, demonstration, manifestation, walkout, declaim, inveigh, strike, walk out, demonstrate, march, rebel, arise, rise, rise up, renegade

 

Derivational Morphology: resist, dissent, object, protestation, dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestant, demonstrator, objection

 

Anagrams: stopper, Sterope, spotter, stooper, poorest

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 抗议   Dutch: protesteren  
Finnish: protestoida   French: protester  
German: demonstrieren   Italian: protestare  
Japanese: 抗議   Korean: 항의하다  
Portuguese: protestar   Russian: протестовать  
Slovene: ugovarjati   Spanish: protestar  
Swedish: inlägga   Telugu: నిరసించు  
 
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