Protest

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Definition

to protest : to demonstrate, to object, to oppose, to complain, to cry out
verb
There were thousands of people out protesting the war, they walked through the streets with anti-war signs held high.

a protest: a march, a demonstration, dissent, an outcry, an objection
noun

Examples

  • "As some of you are no doubt aware, May Day, also known as International Workers' Day) is this Friday, and apparently a few thousand people will be celebrating with a mass protest on the streets of San Francisco."
  • "He denied us our right to march in the May Day protest, so we're denying him his right to leave the office for the weekend."
  • "Susie : Nearly 1000 laborers in Vietnam protested the poor working conditions by refusing to work."
  • "So, what's the deal with this protest?"
  • "Edward : We're marching to Bruno's office in protest!"
  • "Susie : As I was saying, protests, customer boycotts and international mistrust are all dangers here."

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