Translation of "protest" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

protest

noun uk /ˈprəʊ.test/ us /proʊˈtest/

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

抗議;反對
Protests have been made/registered by many people who would be affected by the proposed changes. 許多將因擬議改變而受到影響的人舉行了抗議活動。
A formal protest was made by the German team about their disqualification from the relay final. 德國隊對他們被取消接力決賽資格一事提出了正式抗議。
Conservation groups have united in protest against the planned new road. 環境保育組織聯合起來,抗議計劃建造的新公路。

B2 [ C ] an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc.

抗議活動;抗議遊行
a public protest against the war 反戰的公開抗議活動
a peaceful/violent protest 和平/暴力的抗議活動
under protest

If something is done under protest, it is done unwillingly.

不情願地
I only went to the meeting under protest. 我去開會是心不甘情不願的。
verb [ I or T ] uk /prəˈtest/ us /ˈproʊ.test/

B2 to show that you disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc.

抗議;反對
A big crowd of demonstrators were protesting against cuts in health spending. 一大群示威者在抗議縮減醫療保健費用。
especially US Outside, a group of students were protesting research cuts. 外面有一群學生在抗議縮減研究經費。

B2 to say something forcefully or complain about something

聲言,斷言;控訴;抗議
Lots of people protested about the new working hours. 許多人對新的工作時間表示抗議。
They protested bitterly to their employers, but to no avail. 他們向老闆表達強烈抗議,但一點用也沒有。
[ + that ] A young girl was crying, protesting that she didn't want to leave her mother. 一個小女孩哭鬧著,不想跟媽媽分開。
All through the trial he protested his innocence (= strongly said he was not guilty). 在整個審判期間,他都堅持自己是清白的。

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