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code

code

 
 
pronunciation:
kod
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a set of rules or laws.
The dress code at school states that students may not wear shorts or jeans.
synonyms:
laws, regulations, rules
similar words:
principles
definition 2: a system of symbols or signals used in place of letters and numbers. Code is used to send a message when you want to hide its meaning.
The army officer sent secret messages in code.
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