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Definition of Code


  1. A body of law, sanctioned by legislation, in which the rules of law to be specifically applied by the courts are set forth in systematic form; a compilation of laws by public authority; a digest.
  2. Any system of rules or regulations relating to one subject; as, the medical code, a system of rules for the regulation of the professional conduct of physicians; the naval code, a system of rules for making communications at sea means of signals.
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Code Translations

code in Afrikaans is kode
code in Dutch is code
code in French is codifient, codifiez, codifions, code, codifier
code in German is Code, Vorwahl, code
code in Italian is codice
code in Swedish is chiffer, kod