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codifyverb [T]

 /ˈkɑd·əˌfɑɪ, ˈkoʊd-/
politics & government to ​organize and write a ​law or ​system of ​laws
(Definition of codify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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codifyverb [T]

uk   /ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ/  us   /ˈkɑː-/ formal
LAW to ​arrange something such as ​laws or ​rules into a ​formalsystem for ​people to ​follow: The ​essentialfunction of our ​organization is to codify best ​bankingpractice.codify sth into sth We don't ​object to better ​standards, but we don't want them codified into ​statelaw.
(Definition of codify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “codify”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…编成法典, 编纂(法典、条例等)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…編成法典, 編纂(法典、條例等)…
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