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ratify
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition
to approve — typically the formal approval of an agreement by an organization
  • I overheard no further distinguishable talk, but, on looking round again, I perceived two such radiant countenances bent over the page of the accepted book, that I did not doubt the treaty had been ratified on both sides; and the enemies were, thenceforth, sworn allies.
    Chapter 32 (90% in)
ratified = formally approved (accepted)
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