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noun protest pronunciation in British English /ˈprəʊtest/
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pluralprotests

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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a strong complaint or disagreement
    protest at/against: The organization has made a formal protest against the nuclear testing.
    in protest: She resigned in protest against the company’s unfair policies.
    without protest: He left the building without protest after the police arrived.
    raise/provoke a storm of protest: The decision raised a storm of protest among farmers and agricultural workers.
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  2. 2
    [countable] something such as a meeting or public statement by people who strongly disagree with a policy, law etc
    peaceful protests against the war
    Students will hold a protest this weekend outside Parliament.

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