protocol


protocol
pro·to·col /'prō-tə-ˌkȯl/ n
1: an original draft, minute, or record of a document or transaction
2 a: a preliminary memorandum often formulated and signed by diplomatic negotiators as a basis for a final convention or treaty
b: the records or minutes of a diplomatic conference or congress that show officially the agreements arrived at by the negotiators

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

protocol
I (agreement) noun arrangement, charter, compact, concord, concordat, contract, covenant, diplomatic agreement, pact, stipulation, treaty, understanding II (etiquette) noun behavior, ceremony, code, code of behavior, conventional practice, conventionalities, correct behavior, correctitude, correctness, courtesy, customs, decorum, dictates, diplomatic code, form, formalities, good behavior, good form, good manners, manners, politeness, practice, prevailing form, proper behavior, proprieties, punctilio, regulations, rules, set of rules, set of standards, system of rules III index bill (proposed act), decorum, mode, practice (procedure), rule (guide), treaty

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


protocol
n.
(1) Proper procedure, behavior, and etiquette at a diplomatic occasion or government function; the procedural rules for an organization, government, or situation.
(2) A draft of a treaty or other diplomatic document; the minutes to a diplomatic meeting, signed by participants.
(3) An addition to a treaty or international convention.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


protocol
an addition or supplement to a treaty.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.


protocol
A brief summary; the minutes of a meeting; the etiquette of diplomacy.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


protocol
A brief summary; the minutes of a meeting; the etiquette of diplomacy.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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