un·​cod·​i·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈkä-də-ˌfīd How to pronounce uncodified (audio) , -ˈkō- \

Definition of uncodified

: not codified uncodified law

Examples of uncodified in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another consequence of Brexit is that Britain’s uncodified constitution is being tested as seldom before. The Economist, "Not yet done 2019 in review: Britain’s turbulent times," 21 Dec. 2019 Britain has relied on an unwritten (or at least uncodified) constitution, in sharp contrast to the United States and Europe. The Economist, "Leaving the European Union is making Britain less British," 26 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of uncodified

1867, in the meaning defined above

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30 Dec 2019

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“Uncodified.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncodified. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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