Code word

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In communication, a code word is an element of a standardized code or protocol. Each code word is assembled in accordance with the specific rules of the code and assigned a unique meaning. Code words are typically used for reasons of reliability, clarity, brevity, or secrecy.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Department of Defense document "Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms".

  • UNHCR Procedure for Radio Communication

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