Code

Definition of Code

Pronunciation: kōd
n.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.
Code civil
a code enacted in France in 1803 and 1804, embodying the law of rights of persons and of property generally.
- Abbot.

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