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ratify

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English

Etymology

From Mediaeval Latin ratifico < from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] ratus "reckoned".

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to ratify

Third person singular
ratif

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
i

to ratify (third-person singular simple present ratif, present participle i, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (transitive) To give formal consent to; make officially valid.

Synonyms

  • (give formal consent to): approve

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