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used in Macbeth

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to approve — typically the formal approval of an agreement by an organization
  • ... thither Macduff
    Is gone to pray the holy king, upon his aid
    To wake Northumberland, and warlike Siward:
    That, by the help of these,—with Him above
    To ratify the work,—we may again
    Give to our tables meat, sleep to our nights;
    Free from our feasts and banquets bloody knives;
    Do faithful homage, and receive free honours,
    All which we pine for now: ...
    3.6 — Act 3 Scene 6 — Forres. A Room in the Palace (66% in)
ratify = approve
There are no more uses of "ratify" in Macbeth.

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