Protest


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Protest

Instructions given to a collecting bank that drafts falling due for payment are to be formally presented to the drawee by a notary, who is to formally record any default.

Protest

An instruction to a collection agency to attempt to collect a certain portion of a default or other, unpaid sale.
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Her protests were of no avail since the beast could not know that they were protests, nor did he desist until she caught her foot in some tangled grass and fell to the ground.
In these terms the protest expressed itself on all sides.
At the same time the gentleman wrote out a protest on the prisoner's behalf, and handed us his card.
And do not forget, whenever a churchman does protest, that he is discharged.
Show me evils, such as you mention, in our own community, and I will protest.
Mr Tappertit obeyed, with a flourish implying that he did so, under protest.
said the old man, conveying a surprising energy into his trembling voice, 'I protest against it
I think that's all nonsense and there's no need of softness; on the contrary, what's wanted is protest.
And if ever I regretted the death of my father and mother, it is now, and I sometimes think if my parents were living what a protest I would have aimed at them
As to Sofya Semyonovna personally, I regard her action as a vigorous protest against the organisation of society, and I respect her deeply for it; I rejoice indeed when I look at her
All I wanted was her protest and Sofya Semyonovna could not have remained here anyway
Dan, in spite of her protests, dragged off his overcoat and made her put it on.