[kod-uh-fahy, koh-duh-] /ˈkɒd əˌfaɪ, ˈkoʊ də-/
verb (used with object), codified, codifying.
to reduce (laws, rules, etc.) to a .
to make a digest of; arrange in a systematic collection.
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
(transitive) to organize or collect together (laws, rules, procedures, etc) into a system or code
c.1800, from code (n.) + -fy. Related: codified; codifying; codification.
[koh-ur-shuh n] /koʊˈɜr ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; use of force or intimidation to obtain compliance. 2. force or the power to use force in gaining compliance, as by a government or police force. /kəʊˈɜːʃən/ noun 1. the act or power of coercing 2. government by force n. early 15c., from Old French […]
[koh-ur-siv] /koʊˈɜr sɪv/ adjective 1. serving or tending to . adj. c.1600, from coerce + -ive. Form coercitive (attested from 1630s) is more true to Latin.
[koh-juh nt] /ˈkoʊ dʒənt/ adjective 1. convincing or believable by virtue of forcible, clear, or incisive presentation; telling. 2. to the point; relevant; pertinent. /ˈkəʊdʒənt/ adjective 1. compelling belief or assent; forcefully convincing adj. 1650s, from French cogent “necessary, urgent” (14c.), from Latin cogentem (nominative cogens), present participle of cogere “to curdle; to compel; to […]
[kog-ni-tiv] /ˈkɒg nɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. of or relating to ; concerned with the act or process of knowing, perceiving, etc. : cognitive development; cognitive functioning. 2. of or relating to the mental processes of perception, memory, judgment, and reasoning, as contrasted with emotional and volitional processes. /ˈkɒɡnɪtɪv/ adjective 1. of or relating to cognition […]