Definitions for ratification

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ratification

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"


  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

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. ratification.]


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ratification in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ratification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Environment Minister Segolene Royal:

    The time has come to mobilise the European Union so that there is no delay in the ratification of the Paris Accord.

  2. Serzh Sarksyan:

    The ratification of the protocols is something that we want, but it takes two to tango and it does not only depend on us.

  3. An EU official:

    This would give time for any ratification required by national parliaments before the current EU bailout deal expires on February 28.

  4. Labor Thomas Perez:

    The parties are now working to reduce the agreement to writing, after which the proposal will be submitted to CWA and IBEW union members for ratification.

  5. National Security Adviser Susan Rice:

    The president remains fully committed to working to achieve ratification on the U.S. side and encouraging all of our TPP partners to move through their domestic processes to do the same.

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