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protest

Translation of protest in French:

noun

British English: /ˈprəʊtɛst/
American English: /ˈproʊˌtɛst/
  • 1
    uncountable
    (disapproval)
    in protest without protest
    sans protester
    in protest at ou against something
    pour protester contre quelque chose
    I paid/followed him under protest
    je l'ai payé/suivi contre mon gré
    before n (march, movement, rally, song)
    de protestation
  • 2
    countable
    (complaint) about, at à propos de from de la part de
    as a protest against ou at something
    pour protester contre quelque chose
    to lodge/register a protest
    faire/déposer une réclamation
  • 3 (demonstration)
    against contre
    to stage a protest
    organiser une manifestation

transitive verb

British English: /prəˈtɛst/
American English: /prəˈtɛst/
, /proʊˈtɛst/
  • 2 (complain) See examples: ‘that's unfair!’ they protested
    ‘c'est injuste!’ s'écrièrent-ils
    to protest that …
    protester que …
  • 3 (American English) (complain about)
    protester contre
    to auprès de
  • 4 (Finance, Law)to protest a bill
    dresser un protêt de non-paiement, protester un effet

intransitive verb

British English: /prəˈtɛst/
American English: /prəˈtɛst/
, /proʊˈtɛst/
  • 1 (complain)
    about, at, over à propos de to auprès de
    to protest at being chosen/ignored
    protester contre le fait d'avoir été choisi/ignoré

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