re·​cod·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion (ˌ)rē-ˌkä-də-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce recodification (audio)
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

Examples of recodification in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Six weeks after Chapek’s announcement, lawmakers went into special session and approved SB 4., repealing Reedy Creek and five other special districts for not having complied with a 1997 law to seek recodification. James Call, USA TODAY, 21 Apr. 2022

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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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“Recodification.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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