English - Vietnamese Dictionary
code /koud/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- bộ luật, luật
- labour code: luật lao động
- code of honour: luân thường đạo lý
- điều lệ, luật lệ, quy tắc; đạo lý (của một xã hội, của một giai cấp)
- the code of the school: điều lệ nhà trường
- mã, mật mã
- a code telegram: bức điện viết bằng mật mã
- morse code: mã moóc
- ngoại động từ
- viết bằng mã, viết bằng mật mã (bức điện)
+a set of rules or principles or laws (especially written ones)
+a coding system used for transmitting messages requiring brevity or secrecy
+(computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
+attach a code to
+convert ordinary language into code
Advanced English Dictionary
1 law(s), regulation(s), rule(s), jurisprudence, jus canonicum 'canon law', jus civile 'civil law', jus divinum 'divine law', jus gentium 'universal law', jus naturale 'natural law', corpus juris, pandect, lex non scripta 'common law, unwritten law', lex scripta 'statute law':
In the present code there is no statute that forbids keeping a pet gnu.
2 cipher or cypher, cryptogram:
Our agents send all their messages in code.
3 system, practice(s), convention(s), standard(s), criterion (criteria), principle(s), rule(s), maxim(s), custom(s), pattern(s), structure, tradition(s), organization, protocol, orthodoxy:
Our code of behaviour is completely foreign to the islanders.
4 encode, encipher or encypher, encrypt:
It took an hour to code the information.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C, U] (often in compounds) a system of words, letters, numbers or symbols that represent a message or record information secretly or in a shorter form: to break / crack a code (= to understand and read the message) + It's written in code. + Tap your code number into the machine. + In the event of the machine not operating correctly, an error code will appear.
See also - AREA CODE, BAR CODE, MORSE CODE, POSTCODE, ZIP CODE
2 [C] = DIALLING CODE: There are two codes for London.
3 [U] (computing) a system of computer PROGRAMMING instructions
See also - MACHINE CODE, SOURCE CODE
4 [C] a set of moral principles or rules of behaviour that are generally accepted by society or a social group: a strict code of conduct + Young people unconsciously conform to a dress code but reject any kind of uniform.
5 [C] a system of laws or written rules that state how people in an institution or a country should behave: the penal code
See also - HIGHWAY CODE
+ verb [VN]
1 to write or print words, letters, numbers, etc. on sth so that you know what it is, what group it belongs to, etc: Each order is coded separately.
2 to put a message into code so that it can only be understood by a few people
3 (computing) to write a computer program by putting one system of numbers, words and symbols into another system
1 system of letters, numbers, etc. for secret information
secret | Morse
VERB + CODE
break, crack, decipher
The code was difficult to crack.
| use, write in | invent, make up
CODE + NOUN
All the messages were in code.
2 numbers/letters for identifying sth
What's the area code for Bath?
| post/postal | bar, charge | DNA, genetic | binary
(= a system of computer programming instructions)
(= on a computer)
CODE + NOUN
3 set of rules for behaviour
strict | ethical, moral | civil, criminal, disciplinary, penal | Highway
the Highway Code (= the official rules for users of public roads in Britain)
VERB + CODE
have | devise, draw up, establish, formulate, lay down
The company has drawn up a new disciplinary code.
| comply with, follow | break, infringe, violate
He was thrown out for infringing the club's strict dress code.
a code of behaviour/conduct/ethics/honour/practice
The profession has a strict code of practice.
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