ratify

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French ratifier, from Medieval Latin ratifico, from Latin ratus (reckoned).

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ratify (third-person singular simple present ratifies, present participle ratifying, simple past and past participle ratified)

  1. (transitive) To give formal consent to; make officially valid.

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  • (give formal consent to): approve

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