to make an agreement officially valid by voting for or signing it The treaty was ratified by all the member states.verbjump to other results
NAmE//ˈræt̮əˌfaɪ//ratify somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ratify
he / she / it ratifies
past simple ratified
-ing form ratifying
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NAmE//ˌræt̮əfəˈkeɪʃn//noun [uncountable] The agreement is subject to ratification by the Senate.