- 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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One memorable moment, Roem said, was when members of the Westboro Baptist Church staged protests outside of the capitol building in March 2019.
Following protests from privacy activists, the city mayor ordered the network disabled for the time being—but it turns out that city staff can't turn the cameras off just yet without plunging the city into literal darkness.San Diego’s spying streetlights stuck switched “on,” despite directive|Kate Cox|November 6, 2020|Ars Technica
The group had been promoting conspiracy theories about ballots and organizing protests.Five election misinformation campaigns to avoid resharing|By Starbird, West, & DiResta/The Conversation|November 6, 2020|Popular-Science
The crowd was small and fatigued after a late night of protests in the District that kept many demonstrators out into the early hours of the morning.D.C. streets tense but calm as ballots are counted|Marissa Lang, Emily Davies, Michael Ruane|November 4, 2020|Washington Post
Expressions of solidarity were the most common feature of the protests, but they also invariably connected with and expressed local matters of racial division and injustice.As The World Watches US Election, The Appeal Of America Is Diminished|LGBTQ-Editor|November 2, 2020|No Straight News
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
There is now a barricaded protestor checkpoint near the salon, which guards the rear entrance to the City Parliament Building.Slouching Towards Maidan: An American Hair-Trader Reflects On Ukraine’s Protests|Vijai Maheshwari|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“I just want him to finish his visit and leave,” one protestor named Mohammad Said told me.
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