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Engelsk navneord: protest

1. protest (om kommunikation) a formal and solemn declaration of objection


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey finished the game under protest to the league president.
The senator rose to register his protest.
The many protestations did not stay the execution.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)protestation


Mindre specifikke termerobjection

2. protest (om handling) the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dissent, objection


Mindre specifikke termerresistance


Mere specifikke termerboycott, demonstration, direct action, manifestation, walkout

3. protest (om kommunikation) the act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe shouted his protests at the umpire.
A shower of protest was heard from the rear of the hall.


Mindre specifikke termerobjection


Engelsk udsagnsord: protest

1. protest (om kommunikation) utter words of protest


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termercomplain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off


Mere specifikke termerdeclaim, inveigh

2. protest (om adfærd) express opposition through action or words


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDissent to the laws of the country.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dissent, resist


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termercontradict, controvert, oppose


Mere specifikke termerarise, demonstrate, march, rebel, rebel, renegade, rise, rise up, strike, walk out

3. protest (om kommunikation) affirm or avow formally or solemnly


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe suspect protested his innocence.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termeraffirm, assert, aver, avow, swan, swear, verify









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