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supraprotest

[ soo-pruh-proh-test ]
/ ˌsu prəˈproʊ tɛst /
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noun Law.

an acceptance or a payment of a bill by a third person after protest for nonacceptance or nonpayment by the drawee.

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Origin of supraprotest

1855–60; part Latinization, part translation of Italian sopra prottesto upon protest
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