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protocol

noun uk   /ˈprəʊ.tə.kɒl/ us    /ˈproʊ.t̬ə.kɑːl/

protocol noun (RULES)

[U] the system of rules and acceptable behaviour used at official ceremonies and occasions: a breach of Royal protocol diplomatic protocol

protocol noun (AGREEMENT)

[C] a formal international agreement: The Geneva Protocol of 1925 prohibits the use of poisonous gases in war.

protocol noun (IN COMPUTING)

[C] specialized computing a computer language allowing computers that are connected to each other to communicate
Translations of “protocol”
in Spanish Protocolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 規則, 禮儀,禮節…
in Russian правила этикета…
in Turkish protokol, resmî ve ciddî durumlarda uygulanan kurallar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 规则, 礼仪,礼节…
in Polish protokół…
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