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protest /protest/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự phản đối, sự phản kháng, sự kháng nghị; lời phản đối, lời phản kháng, lời kháng nghị
- under protest: phản đối lại, kháng lại, vùng vằng; miễn cưỡng
- to pay a sum under protest: miễn cưỡng phải trả một món tiền; vừa trả một món tiền vừa phản kháng lại
- (thương nghiệp) giấy chứng (để làm chứng người nợ không chịu nhận hoặc trả ngân phiếu)
- protest for non-acceptance: giấy chứng nhận về sự không nhận (ngân phiếu...)
- sự xác nhận long trọng, sự cam đoan, sự quả quyết, lời xác nhận long trọng, lời cam đoan, lời quả quyết[prə'test]
- ngoại động từ
- long trọng, xác nhận, cam đoan, quả quyết
- to protest one's innocence: cam đoan là vô tội
- nội động từ
- ((thường) + against) phản kháng, phản đối, kháng nghị
+a formal and solemn declaration of objection
+the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
+the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval
+utter words of protest
+express opposition through action or words
+affirm or avow formally or solemnly
Advanced English Dictionary
1 objection, opposition, complaint, grumble, grievance, dissent, disapproval, protestation, exception, disagreement, demur or demurral, demurrer, disclaimer, denial, scruple, compunction, qualm, Colloq gripe, grouse, squawk, US kick, Slang beef, bitch:
The Home Office has received many protests about the treatment of prisoners
2 under protest. unwillingly, reluctantly, involuntarily:
I paid the fine under protest.
3 object, oppose, complain, grumble, dissent, disapprove, take exception, take issue with, disagree, demur, disclaim, deny, scruple, Colloq gripe, grouse, squawk, Brit kick (against), US kick, Slang beef, bitch:
Bank employees protested at being expected to work on Saturday mornings
4 assert, confirm, declare, aver, asseverate, affirm, announce, profess, insist on, avow, avouch:
The convicted man went to the gallows protesting his innocence.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
+ noun [U, C] ~ (against sth) the expression of strong disagreement with or opposition to sth; a statement or an action that shows this: The director resigned in protest at the decision. + The announcement raised a storm of protest. + a protest march + She accepted the charge without protest. + The workers staged a protest against the proposed changes in their contracts. + The building work will go ahead, despite protests from local residents. + The riot began as a peaceful protest.
Idioms: under protest unwillingly and after expressing disagreement: She wrote a letter of apology but only under protest.
1 ~ (about / against / at sth) to say or do sth to show that you disagree with or disapprove of sth, especially publicly: [V] Students took to the streets to protest against the decision. + The victim's widow protested at the leniency of the sentence. + There's no use protesting, I won't change my mind. + [VN] (AmE) They fully intend to protest the decision.
2 to say firmly that sth is true, especially when you have been accused of sth or when other people do not believe you: [VN] She has always protested her innocence. + [V that] He protested that the journey was too far by car. + [V speech] 'That's not what you said earlier!' Jane protested.
angry, strong, violent | peaceful | sit-down | mass | formal, official | popular, public, student | anti-government, political | continuing, further, renewed | rooftop, street
a rooftop protest by prison inmates
flood, storm, tide, wave
The new tax sparked a wave of public protest.
VERB + PROTEST
organize, stage | lodge, register
The Samoan team lodged a formal protest after the referee sent off the wrong player.
| lead to, spark
PROTEST + NOUN
group, movement | demonstration, march, meeting, rally | strike | petition | song
Prisoners shouted and hurled slates in protest.
| under ~
The strikers returned to work, but under protest.
| without ~
The crowd dispersed without protest.
| ~ about
a protest about the new bypass
| ~ against
There had been a number of public protests against the new tax.
| ~ at
The party boycotted the election in protest at alleged vote rigging.
| ~ over
a student protest over tuition fees
a chorus/cry/howl of protest
The announcement brought cries of protest from the crowd.
| the freedom/right of protest
The constitution guarantees the right of peaceful protest.
| a letter of protestverb
strongly, vehemently, vigorously | formally | loudly | mildly | weakly | peacefully
the right to protest peacefully
| bitterly, desperately, indignantly
VERB + PROTEST
begin to, try to
When he tried to protest, she insisted.
| gather to
Crowds gathered to protest about the police violence.
protesting over an income tax increase
protesting against the proposed agreement
Many people have protested at the cuts in state benefits.
We have protested to the government.
Latest queries: in advance, observant, certain, plead, solvent, disorganized, illness, dyeing, Expiration, nevermore, evidence, erode, correction, pulmonary, Idea, adversaries, raisin, reed, disbelief, PROTEST,