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protest 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈprōˌtest/,
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protests, plural;
  1. Express an objection to what someone has said or done
    • - she wouldn't let him pay, and he didn't protest
  2. Publicly demonstrate strong objection to a policy or course of action adopted by those in authority
    • - doctors and patients protested against plans to cut services at the hospital
  3. Publicly demonstrate such objection to (a policy or course of action)
    • - the workers were protesting economic measures enacted a week earlier
  4. Declare (something) firmly and emphatically in the face of stated or implied doubt or in response to an accusation
    • - “I'm not being coy!” Lucy protested
    • - she has always protested her innocence
  5. Write or obtain a protest in regard to (a bill)

Noun
  1. A statement or action expressing disapproval of or objection to something
    • - the Hungarian team lodged an official protest
    • - two senior scientists resigned in protest
  2. An organized public demonstration expressing strong objection to a policy or course of action adopted by those in authority
    • - a protest march
  3. A written declaration, typically by a notary public, that a bill has been presented and payment or acceptance refused


  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"
  2. utter words of protest
  3. express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
  4. the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
  5. affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence"
  6. 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"
  7. A protest expresses a strong reaction of events or situations. The term protest usually now implies a reaction against something, while previously it could also mean a reaction for something. ...
  8. Protest (1967) is a Croatian film. It was released in 1967.
  9. A sea protest protects the charterer or shipowner from claims of damage caused by the perils of the sea.
  10. Protest is an EP by The Dears, released in limited quantities in 2002. It was later re-released in a mass market version with different artwork in 2004.
  11. (Protesting) A demonstration or street protest' is action by a mass group or collection of groups of people in favor of a political or other cause; it normally consists of walking in a mass march formation and either beginning with or meeting at a designated endpoint, or rally, to hear speakers.
  12. A formal objection, especially one by a group; A collective gesture of disapproval, sometimes violent; to make a strong objection; to affirm something; to object to
  13. (Protests) Montgomery Bus Boycott (1955) · Nashville sit-ins (1960) · Albany Movement (1961) · Birmingham campaign (1963) · March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963) · Selma to Montgomery marches (1965) · Chicago Freedom Movement (1965–67) · Memphis Sanitation Strike (1968) · Poor People's ...
  14. The formal representation of a dishonoured bill of exchange: the bill is presented by a notary public to the drawee - if refused again, it is noted?- see Noting. ...
  15. A public statement or demonstration against a situation or the actions of others (See also Demonstration)
  16. A “protest” is the method primarily used by importers to take issue with Customs decisions with which they disagree. A protest is normally utilized as an opportunity to provide evidence that will result in the refund of duties and other charges that were erroneously paid.
  17. property owner's right to appeal or object to an action of the chief appraiser, appraisal district or appraisal review board that applies to or adversely affects the property owner. Most property tax protests relate to the market value determined by the appraisal district. ...
  18. can be filed by an applicant if he does not agree with the request to pay an additional fee following a decision on lack of unity of invention taken during either the international search or the international preliminary examination (international phase of the PCT) (Articles 17(3)(a) and 34(3)(a ...
  19. Instructions given to a collecting bank that drafts falling due for payment are to be formally presented to the drawee by a notary, who is to formally record any default.
  20. A claim that another boat has broken the Rules.
  21. to publicly display opposition to something.
  22. A declaration that a yacht has net conformed to sailing rules; also a term used by the Commissioner of Wrecks in case of a wreck being reported.
  23. Legal procedure that may be administered by a notary public, evidencing non-payment or non-acceptance of a bill of exchange. Useful in support of a subsequent civil action against the defaulter.  In a collection, the presenting bank may be instructed to arrange for this.
  24. An action lodged by a team when it considers that another team or competitor has transgressed the rules. Protests are initially decided by race stewards but can be appealed to the FIA.
  25. (Medieval Latin: prōtestum ‘declaration’) Democratihes, industfficial objection or formal declaration. (See ACTIVISM, CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE, DISSENT, INDUSTRIAL ACTION, ANTI-GLOBALIZATION MOVEMENT, GREEN MOVEMENT, PEACE MOVEMENT) (MP)