[kod-uh-fi-key-shuh n, koh-duh-]
- the act, process, or result of arranging in a systematic form or code.
- the act, process, or result of stating the rules and principles applicable in a given legal order to one or more broad areas of life in this form of a code.
- the reducing of unwritten customs or case law to statutory form.
Origin of codification
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- systematic organization of methods, rules, etc
- law the collection into one body of the principles of a system of law