Definition of “codify” - English Dictionary

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“codify” in American English

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codifyverb [ T ]

/ˈkɑd·əˌfɑɪ, ˈkoʊd-/

politics & government to organize and write a law or system of laws

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“codify” in Business English

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codifyverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ/ us /ˈkɑː-/ formal

LAW to arrange something such as laws or rules into a formal system for people to follow:

The essential function of our organization is to codify best banking practice.
codify sth into sth We don't object to better standards, but we don't want them codified into state law.

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