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protest

verb [I or T]     /prəˈtest/ US  /ˈproʊ.test/
to show that you disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, 抗议;反对 A big crowd of demonstrators were protesting against cuts in health spending. 一大群示威者在抗议削减医疗保健费用。 US Outside, a group of students were protesting research cuts. 外面有一群学生在抗议削减研究经费。 Opposing and against
to say something forcefully or complain about something 声言,断言;控诉;抗议 A lot of people protested about the new working hours. 许多人对新的工作时间表示抗议。 They protested bitterly to their employers, but to no avail. 他们向老板强烈抗议,可一点用也没有。 [+ that] A young girl was crying, protesting that she didn't want to leave her mother. 一个小女孩哭闹着,不想跟妈妈分开。 All through the trial he protested his innocence (= strongly said he was not guilty). 在整个审判期间,他都坚持声称自己是清白的。 Complaining
(Definition of protest verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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