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ratifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈræt̬·əˌfɑɪ/
(esp. of governments or organizations) to agree in writing to a set of rules, or to officially approve a decision or plan: Four countries have now ratified the agreement.
ratification
noun [U]  us   /ˌræt̬·ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
The Senate will consider ratification of the treaty in July.
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