codification

[kod-uh-fi-key-shuhn, koh-duh-]
noun
1.
the act, process, or result of arranging in a systematic form or code.
2.
Law.
a.
the act, process, or result of stating the rules and principles applicable in a given legal order to one or more broad areas of life in this form of a code.
b.
the reducing of unwritten customs or case law to statutory form.

Origin:
1810–20; code + -i- + -fication

recodification, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To codification
Collins
World English Dictionary
codification (ˌkəʊdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən, ˌkɒ-)
 
n
1.  systematic organization of methods, rules, etc
2.  law the collection into one body of the principles of a system of law

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;