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cod·i·fy

 (kŏd′ĭ-fī′, kō′də-)
tr.v. cod·i·fied, cod·i·fy·ing, cod·i·fies
1. To organize or arrange systematically, especially in writing: "Arguments for the existence of God have been codified for centuries by theologians" (Richard Dawkins).
2. To establish or express in a conventional form or standard formulation: "The unification of motion and rest ... was proposed by Galileo and codified in Newton's first law of motion" (Lee Smolin).
3. To turn (a common law requirement or practice) into law.

cod′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
cod′i·fi′er n.
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Adj.1.codified - enacted by a legislative body; "statute law"; "codified written laws"
written - systematically collected and written down; "written laws"
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Dunham started a dance school and black dance troupe called the Chicago Negro School of Ballet in 1931, and she started the first internationally touring, predominantly black dance company with its own codified technique.
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