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to accept officially

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approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation

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In her words, the ratification of the UN document has been expected for a long time by the disabled people in Bulgaria, which is one of the few states in the world that has failed to ratify it.
Tokyo has already started unofficial talks with Brazil on nuclear cooperation and is eyeing negotiations with Malaysia, Mexico, Thailand and Turkey, which have either ratified or will ratify the Additional Protocol, they said.
As the conference gathering some 100 foreign ministers got underway, UN chief Ban Ki-moon urged all states to sign and ratify the pact.
Japan decided to ratify the agreement after the organization finalized its conservation methods last year, removing the fear that Japan might need to follow ''unreasonable rules.
Mexico endorsed the creation of the ICC in 2000 but was slow to ratify the Rome Statute because of concerns that the ICC would supersede the jurisdiction of the Mexican Supreme Court (Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nacion, SCJN).
Without Russia's ratification, that would be impossible because the United States declined to ratify.
Within two months, 47 countries and the European Community had signed, indicating a good faith commitment to ratify the convention (so far, Norway and Sri Lanka have done so).
Teamsters Local 346 representing the hourly employees at the UPM-Kymmene Blandin Paper Mill in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, USA, voted on February 6 to ratify a six-year labor contract with the company.
The last diocese to ratify -- Calgary -- needed some concerns addressed before its special synod, said Archdeacon Barry Foster, the diocese's executive officer.
Currently, the government is expected to ratify the' deal by Christmas, but Thompson's chamber has already starting sending out letters to local MPs urging them to, continue a dialogue with Canadians before voting to ratify the agreement.
According to the EU, 45 signatories say they intend to ratify before the end of the year, meaning the document likely will go into force next spring.
In 1977, Indiana became the 35th (and as it would turn out, the last) state to ratify the ERA.
It is unclear, however, whether the revision will help more member states ratify the convention.
Senate, by refusing to ratify, dealt the treaty a serious blow and moved the hand of the doomsday clock closer to the midnight hour.