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English definition of “protest”

protest

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈprəʊtest/
B2 an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc: a protest against the war a peaceful/violent protest Activism and pressure groupsOpposing and against
(Definition of protest noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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