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From Old French ratifier, from Medieval Latin ratifico, from Latin ratus (“reckoned”).
ratify (third-person singular simple present ratifies, present participle ratifying, simple past and past participle ratified)
- (transitive) To give formal consent to; make officially valid, sign off on.
- They ratified the treaty.
- (give formal consent to): approve
give formal consent to
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