protest englannista suomeksi
protestoida, esittää vastalause, vastustaa
To make a strong objection.
(quote-book)|year=2009|passage=U.S. and European protested against Spanish conduct in Cuba.
To affirm (something).
(RQ:Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing)
1749, (w), ''The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling''
- Our youth, now, emboldened with his success, resolved to push the matter farther, and ventured even to beg her recommendation of him to her father's service; protesting that he thought him one of the honestest fellows in the country, and extremely well qualified for the place of a gamekeeper, which luckily then happened to be vacant.
1919, (w), ''(w)'', Moon and Sixpence/Chapter VIII|Ch.8
- She flashed a smile at me, and, protesting an engagement with her dentist, jauntily walked on.
To object to.
To call as a witness in affirming or denying, or to prove an affirmation; to appeal to.
(RQ:Milton Paradise Lost)
to make a solemn written declaration, in due form, on behalf of the holder, against all parties liable for any loss or damage to be sustained by non-acceptance or non-payment of (a bill or note). This should be made by a notary public, whose seal it is the usual practice to affix.
To publish; to make known.
(quote-journal)| title= http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21583277-worlds-biggest-polluter-going-green-it-needs-speed-up-transition-can-china Can China clean up fast enough?| passage=All this has led to an explosion of protest across China, including among a middle class that has discovered nimbyism.
(l) (formal objection)