- 1 1.1 (queja) protest acallaron la protesta they silenced the protest hacer una protesta to make o/or lodge a protest una campaña de protesta a protest campaign no acudió a la reunión en señal de protesta she did not attend the meeting in protest hizo protestas de su inocencia he protested his innocence [formal] bajo protesta under protest 1.2 (manifestación) demonstration, protest march ( o/or rally etc)
- 2 (México/Mexico) (promesa) promise; (juramento) oath cumplieron con su protesta they kept their promise o/or word le tomaron la protesta al nuevo presidente the new president was sworn in rendir protesta to take an oath bajo protesta under oath
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.