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protest

pro·test

protest

 
 
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: pro test
definition 1: a statement that says you think something is wrong and needs to be changed.
The management ignored their protests about unsafe conditions.
antonyms:
approval
similar words:
challenge, exception
definition 2: a formal action of a group of people who want something to be changed.
The employees carried out a protest against the company's unfair treatment of workers.
similar words:
strike
 
part of speech: verb
pronunciation: pr test
inflections: protested, protesting, protests
definition: to state that you disagree or are angry about something.
Many people protested against the plan to raise taxes.
antonyms:
agree
similar words:
differ, disagree, dispute
derivations: protestingly (adv.), protester (n.)
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  • protester:
    a person who protests.
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