Examples of protestation in a Sentence
Despite his protestations to the contrary, he appears to be guilty.
the governor went on television to make a passionate protestation of his innocence in the bribery scandal
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Over her protestations, the officer arrested Morales and took her to the Hobbs City Jail, the lawsuit said.
Alonso was attending the 2018 Il Bilbao International Football Summit when he was queried on the long-running tax case that could yet see him found guilty despite his protestations.
The joke here is that, of course, Kimmy’s protestations are true — but none of those men are Kimmy Schmidt.
Despite their protestations, Max and Frank are paired up to crack the case of a kidnapped baby panda.
Trump’s withdrawal last week from the Iran nuclear deal, against the protestations of European allies, appears to have emboldened both Israel and Iran to move more forcefully toward full-on confrontation.
Roiphe has certainly never let criticism stand in her way, and neither have the many people who have written and spoken about #MeToo in recent months, expressing, despite Roiphe’s protestations to the controversy, a wide variety of views.
At the first hearing of Ahed’s trial earlier this month, the military judge ruled that it should be held in secret, despite her lawyer’s protestations.
Despite Iran’s protestations that its nuclear programme had only ever been for civilian use, the IAEA and Western governments had little doubt that its aim was to get nuclear weapons.
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PROTESTATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of protestation for English Language Learners
: a strong statement that something is true when other people do not believe it is true
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