codified codified  /ˈkɑ də ˌfaɪd/


  1. (adj) enacted by a legislative body
  2. (v) organize into a code or system, such as a body of law


  1. Conservative Groups Press House GOP To Adopt Hastert Rule

    The informal guideline named for the former GOP speaker says no bill should pass without the support of the majority of the majority. The reason the groups want it codified is because House Speaker John Boehner has violated the rule several times in recent months.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. Pettit: A special moment for a special grandson

    AS I SAT there, patiently and quietly hearing names called, one by one, I couldn't imagine how in the world Pride ever remained listed among the seven deadly sins. Could be because that list was codified in the 6th century by Pope Gregory the Great.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal


  1. "There is no place in this country for discrimination, be it on the basis of race, creed or sexual orientation, and there is certainly no place for institutional discrimination codified in federal statute," Meehan said in a statement.
    on Jan 2, 2007 By: Marty Meehan Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "The United Nations is an enemy of Islam and Muslims: it is the one which codified and legitimized the setting up of the state of Israel and its taking over of the Muslims' lands," Zawahiri said.
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: Ayman al-Zawahri Source: The Age

  3. "But in taking away their legal rights, the rights first codified in our country's constitution, we're taking away our own moral compass, as well," Dodd said.
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Chris Dodd Source: The News - International

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