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English definition of “protester”

protester

noun [C]     /prəˈtestər/
someone who protests publicly about something, especially as part of a group: Up to 100,000 protesters are expected to march. anti-war/civil rights protesters
someone who complains strongly about something: fuel/tax protesters The party leadership has backed fuel protesters and their calls for lower petrol taxes.
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