protest

protest
I
n.
complaint
dissent

1) to enter, file, lodge, register a protest

2) to express, voice a protest

3) to cause, draw, spark (AE), spark off (BE), trigger a protest

4) to dismiss, reject a protest

5) a strong, vigorous; weak protest (we lodged a strong protest with their government)

6) a protest against

7) a protest that + clause (the court rejected their protest that due process had not been observed)

8) in protest (to resign in protest)

9) under protest (they complied with the order under protest)

public demonstration of disapproval

10) to organize, stage a protest

11) to put down, quell a protest

12) a noisy; public protest

13) a protest against

II
v.

1) to protest strongly, vigorously

2) (D; intr.) to protest about, against (to protest against a war; AE also has: to protest a war)

3) (K) we protested his being released

4) (L; to) we protested (to the mayor) that taxes were too high

* * *
['prəʊtest]
public protest
quell a protest
register a protest
reject a protest
stage a protest
trigger a protest
vigorous
vigorously
voice a protest
spark (AE)
spark off (BE)
against (to protest against a war; AE also has: to protest a war)
weak protest (we lodged a strong protest with their government)
(D; intr.) to protest about
(K) we protested his being released
(L; to) we protested (to the mayor) that taxes were too high
['complaint'] ['dissent'] to enter
['public demonstration of disapproval'] to organize
a noisy
a strong
a protest against
to cause
to dismiss
to express
to put down
to protest strongly
a protest that + clause (the court rejected their protest that due process had not been observed)
under protest (they complied with the order under protest)
in protest (to resign in protest)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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Synonyms:
(solemnly), , , , , , , , , (solemnly), , , , (made in a formal manner against something)


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