- a formal notarial certificate attesting the fact that a check, note, or bill of exchange has been presented for acceptance or payment and that it has been refused.
- the action taken to fix the liability for a dishonored bill of exchange or note.
- (upon one's payment of a tax or other state or city exaction) a formal statement disputing the legality of the demand.
- a written and attested declaration made by the master of a ship stating the circumstances under which some damage has happened to the ship or cargo, or other circumstances involving the liability of the officers, crew, etc.
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Example sentences from the Web for protest
On Reddit, a Ukrainian protestor shared tips and observations.
The Kurds entered a buffer zone on the Turkish border and in the melee at least four protestor were wounded.Kobani Still Stands Against ISIS and All Odds. But for How Long?|Jamie Dettmer|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As one protestor in Kiev put it: “They attack only in the night, like beasts.”Parliamentarian Lesya Orobets on the Myth of a Divided Ukraine|Will Cathcart|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I just want him to finish his visit and leave,” one protestor named Mohammad Said told me.
The inaugural front page—“Falling Pharaoh”—offers a striking shot of an Egyptian protestor atop a statue.
British Dictionary definitions for protest
- public, often organized, dissent or manifestation of such dissent
- (as modifier)a protest march
- a formal notarial statement drawn up on behalf of a creditor and declaring that the debtor has dishonoured a bill of exchange or promissory note
- the action of drawing up such a statement
- a formal declaration by a taxpayer disputing the legality or accuracy of his assessment