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Word: ratify

Definition: approve formally; confirm; verify


Sentences Containing 'ratify'

The most excellent lords the plenipotentiaries promise and take upon themselves, that their above named masters shall ratify this treaty; and within the space of two months the ratification shall be exchanged.
Peggotty was not slow to respond, and ratify the treaty of friendship by giving me one of her best hugs.
My aunt said this in a sprightly way, and gave me a kiss to ratify the blessing.

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