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noun protocol pronunciation in American English /ˈproʊtəˌkɔl/
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  1. 2
    [countable] computing a set of rules that controls the ways in which data is sent between computers
  2. 3
    [countable] formal a written agreement between countries

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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