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Protestation

Prot`es`ta´tion
n.1.The act of making a protest; a public avowal; a solemn declaration, especially of dissent.
2.(Law) Formerly, a declaration in common-law pleading, by which the party interposes an oblique allegation or denial of some fact, protesting that it does or does not exist, and at the same time avoiding a direct affirmation or denial.
Noun1.Protestationprotestation - a formal and solemn declaration of objection; "they finished the game under protest to the league president"; "the senator rose to register his protest"; "the many protestations did not stay the execution"
Synonyms: protest
2.protestation - a strong declaration of protest

PROTESTATION. An asseveration made by taking God to witness. A protestation is a form of asseveration which approaches very nearly to an oath. Wolff, Inst. Sec. 375.

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