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EtymologyEdit

From Old French ratifier, from Medieval Latin ratifico, from Latin ratus (reckoned).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹætɪfaɪ/, /ˈɹætəfaɪ/
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  • Rhymes: -ætɪfaɪ

VerbEdit

ratify (third-person singular simple present ratifies, present participle ratifying, simple past and past participle ratified)

  1. (transitive) To give formal consent to; make officially valid, sign off on.

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