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prot·es·ta·tion / ˌprätəˈstāshən; ˌprōˌtesˈtā-/ • n. an emphatic declaration that something is or is not the case: her protestations of innocence were in vain | no amount of protestation to the contrary made any difference. ∎  an objection or protest: he was warned by the referee for his loud protestations.


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