Translation of "protest" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /ˈprəʊ.test/ US  /proʊˈtest/

[ C or U ] a strong complaint expressing disagreement, disapproval or opposition

Protests have been made/registered by many people who would be affected by the proposed changes. 许多将因拟议的改变而受影响的人举行了抗议活动。
A formal protest was made by the German team about their disqualification from the relay final. 德国队对他们被取消接力赛决赛资格一事提出了正式抗议。
Conservation groups have united in protest against the planned new road. 自然环境保护组织联合抗议计划建造的新公路。

[ C ] an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs,

a public protest against the war 反战的公开抗议活动
a peaceful/violent protest 和平/暴力的抗议活动
under protest

If something is done under protest, it is done unwillingly

I only went to the meeting under protest. 我去开会是不情愿的。

(Translation of “protest noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)