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codify

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcodifyco‧di‧fy /ˈkəʊdɪfaɪ $ ˈkɑː-/ verb (codified, codifying, codifies) [transitive]  SYSTEMto arrange laws, principles, facts etc in a systemcodification /ˌkəʊdɪfɪˈkeɪʃən $ ˌkɑː-/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
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codifyHis call for a new spirit of experimental investigation was later codified and converted into a more concrete programme by Francis Bacon.The agreement must still be codified by federal legislation.It codified democratic rights and freedoms including freedom of speech, assembly and association, and private ownership.Institutions have regulations, codified systems of behavior, organizational flow charts, and job descriptions.In 1941, Roosevelt conceded failure and Congress summoned the courage to codify the date in law.In 534 the emperor codified the law.New nations from the eighteenth century onward have found it both necessary and useful to codify their constitutions.
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Verb table
codify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycodify
he, she, itcodifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycodified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave codified
he, she, ithas codified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad codified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill codify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have codified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam codifying
he, she, itis codifying
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you, we, theyare codifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas codifying
you, we, theywere codifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been codifying
he, she, ithas been codifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been codifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be codifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been codifying
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