codenounuk /kəʊd/ us /koʊd/
code noun (LANGUAGE)
code noun (RULES)
- The club has a strict code of conduct.
- Members must conform to a strict dress code.
- Most evenings there's a party and the dress code is strict - black tie only.
- He said he was bound by a scientist's code of ethics.
- Newspaper editors have agreed a new code of practice on the invasion of privacy.