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Definition of Protests

Protest
Protest Pro"test, n. [Cf. F. prot[^e]t, It. protesto. See Protest, v.] 1. A solemn declaration of opinion, commonly a formal objection against some act; especially, a formal and solemn declaration, in writing, of dissent from the proceedings of a legislative body; as, the protest of lords in Parliament. 2. (Law) (a) A solemn declaration in writing, in due form, made by a notary public, usually under his notarial seal, on behalf of the holder of a bill or note, protesting against all parties liable for any loss or damage by the nonacceptance or nonpayment of the bill, or by the nonpayment of the note, as the case may be. (b) A declaration made by the master of a vessel before a notary, consul, or other authorized officer, upon his arrival in port after a disaster, stating the particulars of it, and showing that any damage or loss sustained was not owing to the fault of the vessel, her officers or crew, but to the perils of the sea, etc., ads the case may be, and protesting against them. (c) A declaration made by a party, before or while paying a tax, duty, or the like, demanded of him, which he deems illegal, denying the justice of the demand, and asserting his rights and claims, in order to show that the payment was not voluntary. --Story. --Kent.
Protest
Protest Pro*test", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Protested; p. pr. & vb. n. Protesting.] [F. protester, L. protestari, pro before + testari to be a witness, testis a witness. See Testify.] 1. To affirm in a public or formal manner; to bear witness; to declare solemnly; to avow. He protest that his measures are pacific. --Landor. The lady doth protest too much, methinks. --Shak. 2. To make a solemn declaration (often a written one) expressive of opposition; -- with against; as, he protest against your votes. --Denham. The conscience has power . . . to protest againts the exorbitancies of the passions. --Shak. Syn: To affirm; asseverate; assert; aver; attest; testify; declare; profess. See Affirm.

Meaning of Protests from wikipedia

- Square protests of 1989 The many ACT-UP AIDS protests of the late 1980s and early 1990s The Seattle WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 protest activity...
- The Citizenship Amendment Act protests, also known as the CAA and NRC protests, are ongoing protests taking place across India and overseas against the...
- lead in India's citizenship protests". The Gaurdian. Retrieved 23 January 2020. Salam, Ziya Us (31 January 2020). "CAA protests: Making it count in Delhi"...
- The 2019–20 Hong Kong protests are ongoing protests in Hong Kong triggered by the introduction of the Fugitive Offenders amendment bill by the Hong Kong...
- inspired by the Beijing protests is sometimes called the '89 Democracy Movement (Chinese: 八九民运; pinyin: bājiǔ mínyùn). The protests started on April 15 and...
- and a low standard of living, starting with protests in Tunisia (Noueihed, 2011; Maleki, 2011). The protests then spread to five other countries: Libya...
- Unrest (sometimes called the Ferguson Uprising, Ferguson Protests, or Ferguson Riots) involved protests and riots that began the day after the fatal shooting...
- Hong Kong protests refers to various protests, demonstrations, or marches that have taken place in Hong Kong. It may refer to: Hong Kong new year marches...
- Chileans because of its low and often dela**** payouts. October protests The protests began on Monday, 7 October, as secondary-school students began an...
- have called the protests unpatriotic or disrespectful. The act itself is referred to as "taking a knee" or "taking the knee". The protests began in the National...
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