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protest

  1. ['prǝʊtest]

    N (gen) protesta f ; (=complaint) queja f

  2. [prǝ'test]

    VT

    1. (=complain) protestar

    2. (US) (=complain about) protestar de

    3. (=dispute) poner reparos a

    4. (=affirm) [+ one's love] declarar, afirmar

  3. [prǝ'test]

  4. protestar

    1. ['prǝʊtest]

      CPD

Examples from texts

They were protesting against the dismissal of their colleagues, although they had not taken part in the three-day protest for fear of attacks which had accompanied similar action in 1987.
Estos trabajadores protestaban por el despido de sus compañeros, aunque no habían participado en la protesta de tres días de duración por temor a los ataques que suscitó una acción similar ocurrida en 1987.
© 2010 Naciones Unidas
© United Nations 2010
Father Keller hesitated. At first, Nick thought he’d protest as he glanced at Maggie, checking to see if it was safe to let her in.
El padre Keller vaciló, como si no supiera si atreverse a dejar pasar a Maggie.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
To protest government cutbacks in spending on museums; yes, I know.
–Para protestar por los recortes gubernamentales en museos; sí, lo sé.
Sawyer, Robert / Calculating GodSawyer, Robert / El calculo de Dios
El calculo de Dios
Sawyer, Robert
© 2002 by Ediciones B, S.A.
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Calculating God
Sawyer, Robert
© 2000 by Robert Sawyer
Ruth could draw as many female nudes as she might wish and fashion scarves on her head and write papers on Janis Joplin and loudly protest the oppression of shaving her legs and armpits.
Ruth ya podía dibujar tantos desnudos femeninos como quisiera, cubrirse la cabeza con pañuelos, escribir sobre Janis Joplin y protestar a voz en cuello contra la opresión de tener que afeitarse las piernas y las axilas.
Sebold, Alice / The Lovely BonesSebold, Alice / Desde Mi Cielo
Desde Mi Cielo
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 por Alice Sebold
© 2003 por Aurora Echevarria
© 2003 por Random House Mondadori, S. A.
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
© 2002 by Alice Sebold
"I don't know..." Francis started, but Cleo dismissed his protest with a nonchalant wave.
– No sé... -empezó Francis, pero ella desechó su protesta con un movimiento de la mano.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
Flavia sat bolt upright ready to renew her protests, but Vespasian stabbed a finger at her.
Flavia se sentó muy erguida, dispuesta a reanudar sus protestas, pero Vespasiano le dio un golpe con el dedo, señalándola.
Scarrow, Simon / The Eagle's ConquestScarrow, Simon / Roma Vincit!
Roma Vincit!
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
© de la traducción: Montserrat Batista, 2002
© de la presente edición: Edhasa, 2002
The Eagle's Conquest
Scarrow, Simon
© 2001 by Simon Scarrow
One of the monks grasped his arm and led him protesting into the middle of the cleared area, the monk already there moving aside.
Pero uno de los monjes lo agarró del brazo y, haciendo oídos sordos a sus protestas, lo llevó hasta la cuadrícula mientras los demás se apartaban para observar la escena.
Sansom, Christopher John / DissolutionSansom, Christopher John / El gallo negro
El gallo negro
Sansom, Christopher John
Dissolution
Sansom, Christopher John
© C.J. Sansom, 2003
The hush broke and an indignant, protesting murmur swept through the restaurant.
Se rompió el silencio y un murmullo de indignación, de protesta, recorrió el restaurante.
Ghosh, Amitav / The Calcutta ChromosomeGhosh, Amitav / El cromosoma Calcuta
El cromosoma Calcuta
Ghosh, Amitav
The Calcutta Chromosome
Ghosh, Amitav
© 1995 by Amitav Ghosh
Little Black pushed to Francis's side, and quickly, expertly, did more or less the same, examining him for injury, despite Francis's headshaking and protests.
Negro Chico se situó junto a Francis y lo examinó deprisa en busca de posibles heridas, a pesar de sus negativas con la cabeza y sus protestas.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach

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protest1/7
'prǝʊtestFeminine nounprotesta; quejaExamples

under protest — bajo protesta
I'll do it but under protest — lo haré pero que conste mi protesta
to make a protest — hacer una protesta

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Collocations

protest movement
protesta
under protest
bajo protesta

Word forms

protest

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseprotestprotests
Possessive caseprotest'sprotests'

protest

verb
Basic forms
Pastprotested
Imperativeprotest
Present Participle (Participle I)protesting
Past Participle (Participle II)protested
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I protestwe protest
you protestyou protest
he/she/it proteststhey protest
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am protestingwe are protesting
you are protestingyou are protesting
he/she/it is protestingthey are protesting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have protestedwe have protested
you have protestedyou have protested
he/she/it has protestedthey have protested
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been protestingwe have been protesting
you have been protestingyou have been protesting
he/she/it has been protestingthey have been protesting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I protestedwe protested
you protestedyou protested
he/she/it protestedthey protested
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was protestingwe were protesting
you were protestingyou were protesting
he/she/it was protestingthey were protesting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had protestedwe had protested
you had protestedyou had protested
he/she/it had protestedthey had protested
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been protestingwe had been protesting
you had been protestingyou had been protesting
he/she/it had been protestingthey had been protesting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will protestwe shall/will protest
you will protestyou will protest
he/she/it will protestthey will protest
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be protestingwe shall/will be protesting
you will be protestingyou will be protesting
he/she/it will be protestingthey will be protesting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have protestedwe shall/will have protested
you will have protestedyou will have protested
he/she/it will have protestedthey will have protested
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been protestingwe shall/will have been protesting
you will have been protestingyou will have been protesting
he/she/it will have been protestingthey will have been protesting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would protestwe should/would protest
you would protestyou would protest
he/she/it would protestthey would protest
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be protestingwe should/would be protesting
you would be protestingyou would be protesting
he/she/it would be protestingthey would be protesting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have protestedwe should/would have protested
you would have protestedyou would have protested
he/she/it would have protestedthey would have protested
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been protestingwe should/would have been protesting
you would have been protestingyou would have been protesting
he/she/it would have been protestingthey would have been protesting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am protestedwe are protested
you are protestedyou are protested
he/she/it is protestedthey are protested
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being protestedwe are being protested
you are being protestedyou are being protested
he/she/it is being protestedthey are being protested
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been protestedwe have been protested
you have been protestedyou have been protested
he/she/it has been protestedthey have been protested
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was protestedwe were protested
you were protestedyou were protested
he/she/it was protestedthey were protested
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being protestedwe were being protested
you were being protestedyou were being protested
he/she/it was being protestedthey were being protested
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been protestedwe had been protested
you had been protestedyou had been protested
he/she/it had been protestedthey had been protested
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be protestedwe shall/will be protested
you will be protestedyou will be protested
he/she/it will be protestedthey will be protested
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been protestedwe shall/will have been protested
you will have been protestedyou will have been protested
he/she/it will have been protestedthey will have been protested