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ratify
used in Oliver Twist

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Definition
to approve — typically the formal approval of an agreement by an organization
  • Matters being thus amicably and satisfactorily arranged, the contract was solemnly ratified in another teacupful of the peppermint mixture; which was rendered the more necessary, by the flutter and agitation of the lady's spirits.
    Chapter 27 — Atones for the Unpoliteness of a Former Chapter; Which.... (58% in)
ratified = approved (accepted)
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