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Translation of "protest" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

protest

verb [I or T]     /prəˈtest/ US  /ˈproʊ.test/
to show that you disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, 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。 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。 Opposing and against
to say something forcefully or complain about something 聲言,斷言;控訴;抗議 A lot 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。 Complaining
(Definition of protest verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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