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protestation

Noun

1 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" [syn: protest]
2 a strong declaration of protest

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  • /pʁɔ.tɛs.ta.sjɔ̃/|lang=fr

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  1. protest (formal objection)

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