recodification

noun

re·​cod·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion (ˌ)rē-ˌkä-də-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce recodification (audio)
-ˌkō-
plural recodifications
: the act or process of codifying something
the recodification of banking laws
The city is in the midst of a sweeping recodification designed to update the local rules enforced in the city. Jefferson Weaver

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recodification was in 1868

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Cite this Entry

“Recodification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recodification. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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