recodify

verb
re·​cod·​i·​fy | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkä-də-ˌfī How to pronounce recodify (audio) , -ˈkō- \
recodified; recodifying; recodifies

Definition of recodify

transitive verb

: to codify (something) again recodify statutes The proposal was to recodify the ordinance and clarify areas where the language is confusing or contradictory.— Glen Olson

First Known Use of recodify

1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Recodify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recodify. Accessed 9 Apr. 2020.

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