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Origin of ratification
Examples from the Web for ratification
The ratification process on the proposed government became in large part a referendum on Washington.
The book then races through the Constitutional Convention and the ratification.
Assuming these rule changes are approved by the Rules Committee, they will go before the full RNC for ratification on Friday.
This year, Kerry and U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power have been pushing hard again for ratification.Corker To Oppose U.N. Disabilities Treaty Ratification|Josh Rogin|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That was 30 years before the Declaration of Independence, 45 years before the ratification of the Second Amendment.
But the majority against its ratification had been cut down by at least one half.History of the Constitutions of Iowa|Benjamin F. Shambaugh
Desires the ratification by Congress of his contract for a loan.
In that chamber the Republicans had a slight majority and a two-thirds vote was necessary for ratification.History of the United States|Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
The place of the ratification is still called Comitium, from "coire," to meet.The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch|Plutarch
The happy conclusion of the Fachoda incident was not only its ratification as such but the birthday of a new era.Bonaparte in Egypt and the Egyptians of To-day|Haji A. Browne
mid-15c., from Middle French ratification (14c.) and directly from Medieval Latin ratificationem (nominative ratificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of ratificare (see ratify).
The approval from the legislative branch required to validate government agreements. In the United States, amendments to the Constitution require the ratification of state legislatures, and international treaties require the ratification of the Senate.