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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.
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vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(Communications & Information) (tr) to organize or collect together (laws, rules, procedures, etc) into a system or code
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cod•i•fy(ˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də-)
v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to reduce (laws, rules, etc.) to a code.
2. to make a digest or systematic arrangement of.
cod`i•fi`a•bil′i•ty (-əˈbɪl ɪ ti) n.
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Past participle: codified
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|Verb||1.||codify - organize into a code or system, such as a body of law; "Hammurabi codified the laws"|
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verb systematize, catalogue, classify, summarize, tabulate, collect, organize The latest draft of the agreement codifies the panel's decision.
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codify[ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ] VT → codificar
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codify[ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ] vt [+ rules, laws] → codifier
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vt laws → kodifizieren
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codify[ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ] vt → codificare (leggi)
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