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Definition of Ratifying

Ratifying
Ratify Rat"i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ratified; p. pr. & vb. n. Ratifying.] [F. ratifier, fr. L. ratus fixed by calculation, firm, valid + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Rate, n., and -fy.] To approve and sanction; to make valid; to establish; to settle; especially, to give sanction to, as something done by an agent or servant; as, to ratify an agreement, treaty, or contract; to ratify a nomination. It is impossible for the divine power to set a seal to a lie by ratifying an imposture with such a miracle. --South.

Meaning of Ratifying from wikipedia

- 38 out of 50) must then ratify the amendment either by a vote of approval in each state's legislature or by state ratifying conventions. Congress may...
- State ratifying conventions are one of the two methods established by Article V of the United States Constitution for ratifying proposed constitutional...
- Ratification Day is the name of a number of official or unofficial holidays or other anniversaries which commemorate or mark an important legislative act...
- three-fourths of the states; or State ratifying conventions in three-fourths of the states. The only amendment to be ratified through the state convention method...
- November 20 • Ratifying convention begins in Pennsylvania. December 3 • Ratifying convention begins in Delaware. December 7 • Ratification Delaware becomes...
- One faction believed that seven states could ratify the treaty; arguing that they were merely ratifying and not entering into a treaty. Furthermore, it...
- had ratified the amendment by 1973. After 1973, the number of ratifying states slowed to a trickle. Support in the states that had not ratified fell...
- Congressional salaries as they debated whether to ratify the Constitution. The North Carolina ratifying convention proposed several amendments to the Constitution...
- Scotland, creating the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and Ireland. It was ratified by the Second Protectorate Parliament on 26 June 1657, creating a single...
- The Ratification Cases, officially titled as Javellana v. Executive Secretary (G.R. No. L-36142, March 31, 1973; 50 SCRA 30), was a 1973 Supreme Court...
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