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Definition of Protests
ProtestProtest Pro"test, n. [Cf. F. prot[^e]t, It. protesto. See
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.
(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
(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. ProtestProtest 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
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
- The Citizenship Amendment
, also known
as the CAA and NRC protests
, are ongoing protests taking place across India
and overseas against
- lead in India's citizenship protests
". The Gaurdian. Retrieved
2020. Salam, Ziya Us (31 January
2020). "CAA protests
- 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...
by the Beijing protests
is sometimes called
the '89 Democracy Movement
(Chinese: 八九民运; pinyin: bājiǔ mínyùn). The protests started
- and a low standard
of living, starting
(Noueihed, 2011; Maleki, 2011). The protests
to five other
Uprising, Ferguson Protests
, or Ferguson
Riots) involved protests
the day after
- 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
- have called
the protests unpatriotic
or disrespectful. The act itself
to as "taking a knee" or "taking the knee". The protests began
in the National...
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