Definition and Meanings for protocol

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Protocol is ranked 4,526 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of protocol

noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb

Etymology of protocol

f. protocole, ll. protocollum, fr. gr. prw^tos the first (see proto-) + glue

Meaning of protocol


as noun

  • the original copy of any writing, as of a deed, treaty, dispatch, or other instrument.
  • the minutes, or rough draught, of an instrument or transaction.
  • a preliminary document upon the basis of which negotiations are carried on.;a convention not formally ratified.;an agreement of diplomatists indicating the results reached by them at a particular stage of a negotiation.

as transitive verb

  • to make a protocol of.

as intransitive verb

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