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ratification (rat´ifikā´shən),

n confirmation of a previous act.
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55/2011 Ratifying a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Strategic Dialogue between AGCC Countries and the People's Republic of China.
22, Russia's lower house, the State Duma, approved ratifying the Kyoto Protocol.
113/ 2010 Ratifying the Revised Complementary Agreement concerning the provision of technical assistance by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to the Government of the Sultanate of Oman signed on September 20 th , 2010.
Navy has also supported ratifying the convention because it will serve as a legal basis for the U.
67/2009 ratifying trade and economic cooperation agreement between the governments of Sultanate of Oman and Uzbekistan.
14/2009 ratifying convention between the Sultanate and Germany on mutual encouragement and protection of investments.
However, its enforcement is unpredictable as Russia is lagging behind in ratifying it and is unlikely to ratify it by the year-end, which will lead the international community to miss the deadline for the pact's entry into force.
said even the new, divided Senate would not "even come close" to ratifying the accord.
The Dutch parliament voted Thursday in favor of ratifying the legally binding 1997 Kyoto Protocol on curbing global warming.
The Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Alliance Bancorp was held on June 23, 1999 for the purpose of electing five directors and ratifying the appointment of independent auditors.
Japan welcomes Russian President Boris Yeltsin's signing of a bill ratifying the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT), a Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday.
Senate's vote Wednesday against ratifying an international treaty banning nuclear tests.