[ kod-uh-fahy, koh-duh- ]
/ ˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də- /
verb (used with object), cod·i·fied, cod·i·fy·ing.
to reduce (laws, rules, etc.) to a code.
to make a digest of; arrange in a systematic collection.
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OTHER WORDS FROM codify
cod·i·fi·a·bil·i·ty [kod-uh-fahy-uh-bil-i-tee, koh-duh-] /ˌkɒd əˌfaɪ əˈbɪl ɪ ti, ˌkoʊ də-/, nouncod·i·fi·er, nounnon·cod·i·fied, adjectivere·cod·i·fy, verb (used with object), re·cod·i·fied, re·cod·i·fy·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for non-codified
/ (ˈkəʊdɪˌfaɪ, ˈkɒ-) /
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to organize or collect together (laws, rules, procedures, etc) into a system or code
Derived forms of codifycodifier, noun
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