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Geneva protocol

  

      n   the agreement in 1925 to ban the use of asphyxiating, poisonous, or other gases in war. It does not ban the development or manufacture of such gases  
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Geneva  
      n  
1    a city in SW Switzerland, in the Rhône valley on Lake Geneva: centre of Calvinism; headquarters of the International Red Cross (1864), the International Labour Office (1925), the League of Nations (1929--46), the World Health Organization, and the European office of the United Nations; banking centre. Pop.: 172737 (1995 est.)  
2    a canton in SW Switzerland. Capital: Geneva. Pop.: 395466 (1996 est.). Area: 282 sq. km (109 sq. miles),   (French name)    Genève     (German name)    Genf  
3    Lake. a lake between SW Switzerland and E France: fed and drained by the River Rhône, it is the largest of the Alpine lakes; the surface is subject to considerable changes of level. Area: 580 sq. km (224 sq. miles),   (French name)    Lac Léman     (German name)    Genfersee  


Geneva bands  
      pl n   a pair of white lawn or linen strips hanging from the front of the neck or collar of some ecclesiastical and academic robes  
     (C19: named after Geneva, where originally worn by Swiss Calvinist clergy)  
Geneva Convention  
      n   the international agreement, first formulated in 1864 at Geneva, establishing a code for wartime treatment of the sick or wounded: revised and extended on several occasions to cover maritime warfare and prisoners of war  
Geneva gown  
      n   a long loose black gown with very wide sleeves worn by academics or Protestant clerics  
     (C19: named after Geneva; see Geneva bands)  
Geneva protocol  
      n   the agreement in 1925 to ban the use of asphyxiating, poisonous, or other gases in war. It does not ban the development or manufacture of such gases  

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exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
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