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 Meanings and Examples of RATIFY
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ratify
 v.  approve formally; confirm; verify
Example Sentence:
1  President Putin has said that Russia has not yet decided whether to ratify the Kyoto Protocol, the treaty aimed at reducing global warming.
2  Party leaders doubted that they had enough votes in both houses of Congress to ratify the constitutional amendment.
3  President Corazon Aquino had appealed to the Senate to ratify the agreement.
4  Although Israel ratified The Fourth Geneva Convention in 1951, it disputes the validity of the Convention in the occupied territories.
Classic Sentence:
1  Peggotty was not slow to respond, and ratify the treaty of friendship by giving me one of her best hugs.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
2  My aunt said this in a sprightly way, and gave me a kiss to ratify the blessing.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
3  "They've flatly refused to ratify the amendment," said Grandpa Merriwether and there was pride in his voice.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
4  As Ashley had prophesied, there had been hell to pay since the legislature refused to ratify the amendment.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
5  If, however, the Emperor of Russia ratifies that convention, I will ratify it; but it is only a trick.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIV
6  It had come to be accepted that the pigs, who were manifestly cleverer than the other animals, should decide all questions of farm policy, though their decisions had to be ratified by a majority vote.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
7  Matters being thus amicably and satisfactorily arranged, the contract was solemnly ratified in another teacupful of the peppermint mixture; which was rendered the more necessary, by the flutter and agitation of the lady's spirits.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
8  There had been a Thirteenth Amendment ratified sometime before or maybe it had been the Sixteenth Amendment but what ratification meant she had no idea.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII