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|part of speech:
||ratified, ratifies, ratifying
||to validate, confirm, or establish (something) by giving formal approval or consent.
The legislature must ratify the treaty before it comes into effect.
- approve, validate
- similar words:
- authorize, confirm, pass, sanction
||adopt, affirm, empower, enact, endorse, seal, sustain
||ratification (n.), ratifier (n.)