ratify - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˈrætɪfaɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyratify
he/she/itratifies
present participleratifying
past tenseratified
past participleratified
  1. to make an agreement official by signing it or formally accepting it

    The treaty still has to be ratified by EU heads of state.

derived word

ratification

 

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/ˌrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]