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protestation

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˌprɒt.esˈteɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌprɑː.t̬esˈteɪ-/ formal
an act of saying something forcefully or complaining about something: Ignoring my protestations, they went ahead and chopped the tree down. Their protestations of loyalty seem rather hollow in view of the way they behaved.
Translations of “protestation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 抗議, 鄭重聲明, 主張…
in Russian заявление, утверждение…
in Turkish itiraz, karşı çıkma, protesto…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抗议, 郑重声明, 主张…
in Polish zapewnienie, protest…
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