Definitions for ratification

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rat•i•fyˈræt əˌfaɪ(v.t.)-fied, -fy•ing.

  1. to confirm by expressing consent, approval, or formal sanction:

    to ratify a constitutional amendment.

Origin of ratify:

1325–75; < MF ratifier < ML ratificāre= L rat(us) calculated (see rate1) + -i- -i-+-ficāre -fy

rat`i•fi•ca′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ratification, confirmation(noun)

    making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it

    "the ratification of the treaty"; "confirmation of the appointment"

Wiktionary

  1. ratification(Noun)

    the act or process of ratifying, or the state of being ratified

  2. ratification(Noun)

    a formal declaration of agreement to a treaty etc

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ratification(noun)

    the act of ratifying; the state of being ratified; confirmation; sanction; as, the ratification of a treaty

Freebase

  1. Ratification

    Ratification is a principal's approval of an act of its agent where the agent lacked authority to legally bind the principal. The term applies to private contract law, international treaties, and constitutionals in federations such as the United States and Canada.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. ratification

    1. The declaration by which a nation formally accepts, with our without reservation, the content of a standardization agreement. 2. The process of approving an unauthorized commitment by an official who has the authority to do so. See also implementation; subscription; unauthorized commitment.


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