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Dictionary definition for: Protest

1. (n) 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"

2. (v) utter words of protest

3. (n) the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

4. (v) express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"

5. (n) 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"

6. (v) affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence"

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