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ratify
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
to approve — typically the formal approval of an agreement by an organization
  • The 1929 Geneva Convention, which Japan had signed but never ratified, permitted detaining powers to use POWs for labor, with restrictions.
    p. 234.5
ratified = formally approved (as if the U.S. president signed a treaty that was not approved by Congress)
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