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Etiquette vs. Protocol

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Etiquettenoun

The forms required by a good upbringing, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society.

Protocolnoun

The minutes, or official record, of a negotiation or transaction; especially a document drawn up officially which forms the legal basis for subsequent agreements based on it.

Etiquettenoun

The customary behavior of members of a profession, business, law, or sports team towards each other.

Protocolnoun

An official record of a diplomatic meeting or negotiation; later specifically, a draft document setting out agreements to be signed into force by a subsequent formal treaty.

Etiquettenoun

A label used to indicate that a letter is to be sent by airmail.

Protocolnoun

(international law) An amendment to an official treaty.

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Etiquettenoun

The forms required by good breeding, or prescribed by authority, to be observed in social or official life; observance of the proprieties of rank and occasion; conventional decorum; ceremonial code of polite society.

‘The pompous etiquette to the court of Louis the Fourteenth.’;

Protocolnoun

The first leaf of a roll of papyrus, or the official mark typically found on such a page.

Etiquettenoun

rules governing socially acceptable behavior

Protocolnoun

The official formulas which appeared at the beginning or end of certain official documents such as charters, papal bulls etc.

Etiquettenoun

the customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group

‘the rules of etiquette are changing’; ‘court etiquette was now familiar to Joan’; ‘etiquette books’;

Protocolnoun

(sciences) The original notes of observations made during an experiment; also, the precise method for carrying out or reproducing a given experiment.

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Etiquette

Etiquette ( and ; French: [e.ti.kɛt]) is the set of conventional rules of personal behaviour in polite society, usually in the form of an ethical code that delineates the expected and accepted social behaviours that accord with the conventions and norms observed by a society, a social class, or a social group. In modern English usage, the French word étiquette (ticket) dates from the year 1750.

Protocolnoun

The official rules and guidelines for heads of state and other dignitaries, governing accepted behaviour in relations with other diplomatic representatives or over affairs of state.

Protocolnoun

An accepted code of conduct; acceptable behaviour in a given situation or group.

Protocolnoun

(computing) A set of formal rules describing how to transmit or exchange data, especially across a network.

Protocolnoun

(medicine) The set of instructions allowing a licensed medical professional to start, modify, or stop a medical or patient care order.

Protocolverb

To make a protocol of.

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Protocolverb

To make or write protocols, or first drafts; to issue protocols.

Protocolnoun

The original copy of any writing, as of a deed, treaty, dispatch, or other instrument.

Protocolnoun

The minutes, or rough draught, of an instrument or transaction.

Protocolnoun

A preliminary document upon the basis of which negotiations are carried on.

Protocolverb

To make a protocol of.

Protocolverb

To make or write protocols, or first draughts; to issue protocols.

Protocolnoun

(computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data

Protocolnoun

forms of ceremony and etiquette observed by diplomats and heads of state

Protocolnoun

code of correct conduct;

‘safety protocols’; ‘academic protocol’;

Protocolnoun

the official procedure or system of rules governing affairs of state or diplomatic occasions

‘protocol forbids the prince from making any public statement in his defence’;

Protocolnoun

the accepted or established code of procedure or behaviour in any group, organization, or situation

‘what is the protocol at a smart lunch if one's neighbour dozes off during the speeches?’;

Protocolnoun

the original draft of a diplomatic document, especially of the terms of a treaty agreed to in conference and signed by the parties

‘Hungary and the Soviet Union signed a trade protocol’; ‘signatories to the Montreal Protocol’;

Protocolnoun

an amendment or addition to a treaty or convention

‘a protocol to the treaty allowed for this Danish referendum’;

Protocolnoun

a formal or official record of scientific experimental observations

‘protocols of published cases frequently lack this vital information’;

Protocolnoun

a procedure for carrying out a scientific experiment or a course of medical treatment

‘the low doses of morphine recommended in the protocol’; ‘a study protocol approved by the ethics committee of the hospital’;

Protocolnoun

a set of rules governing the exchange or transmission of data between devices.

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