Antonyms for ratification

Grammar : Noun
Spell : rat-uh-fi-key-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌræt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

Definition of ratification

Origin :
  • 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).
  • noun acceptance
Example sentences :
  • Captain Lote was the first to speak after ratification of the contract.
  • Extract from : « The Portygee » by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • He urged also the ratification by Ohio of the Fifteenth Amendment.
  • Extract from : « The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes » by James Quay Howard
  • The ratification of the Article of Union was on the sixteenth of January.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. » by Mrs. Thomson
  • He waited there long, but, of course, brought back no ratification.
  • Extract from : « John Knox » by A. Taylor Innes
  • They agreed to the terms and, pending their ratification, raised the siege of Chartres.
  • Extract from : « Saint Bartholomew's Eve » by G. A. Henty
  • The first State to summon a convention of ratification was Pennsylvania.
  • Extract from : « Albert Gallatin » by John Austin Stevens
  • The place of the ratification is still called Comitium, from "coire," to meet.
  • Extract from : « The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch » by Plutarch
  • Only compulsion upon the Southern States procured its ratification.
  • Extract from : « The New Nation » by Frederic L. Paxson
  • The promise he had made was nothing more than a ratification of the old one.
  • Extract from : « Theo » by Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • The ordinance was never submitted to the states for ratification.
  • Extract from : « The Critical Period of American History » by John Fiske

Synonyms for ratification

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