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protocol

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1 an accepted way of conducting oneself in a given situation
  • Their behavior was considered a breach of diplomatic protocol.

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2 a preestablished method of carrying out a task and especially a scientific or medical task
  • The school developed a protocol for the treatment of concussions on the sports field.

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The first known use of protocol was in 1541

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“Protocol.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/protocol. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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