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protocol
used in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire)

3 uses
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Definition
rules; or the way something is typically done
The exact meaning of porous can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "diplomatic protocol" — standard procedures followed by diplomats
  • "The Kyoto protocol to reduce greenhouse gases" — a formal written agreement between countries
  • "computer communications protocol" — technical specifications that describe rules that enable computers to communicate
  • "research protocol" — rules or procedures followed during a research project such as a medical trial
  • "concussion protocol" — rules or procedures followed after an athlete has a concussion
  • "business protocol" — standard etiquette or conventions practiced in business
  • I'm sure none of them actually know because, in the Hob, the standard protocol for someone showing up with a wild turkey is for everybody to bid on the drumsticks.
    Chapter 8 (20% in)
  • " They've been sending me all kinds of stuff about my itinerary and what protocol will be observed in each district.
    Chapter 1 (97% in)
  • " "Is that the standard protocol here?" asks the Head Peacekeeper.
    Chapter 8 (19% in)

There are no more uses of "protocol" in Hunger Games Book #2 (Catching Fire).

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