Meaning of “ratification” in the English Dictionary


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ratificationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ us

LAW, POLITICS the act of voting on a decision or signing a written agreement to make it official:

The European Parliament's most vital responsibility is ratification of the EU budget.
The union has scheduled a ratification vote for noon Wednesday.

(Definition of “ratification” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)