Definition of ratificatory in English:

ratificatory

adjective

  • That provides formal sanction or approval; confirmatory.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From post-classical Latin ratificatorius from ratificat-, past participial stem of ratificare + classical Latin -ōrius. Compare Middle French ratificatoire, ratifficatoire.

Pronunciation

ratificatory

/ˌratɪfɪˈkeɪt(ə)ri//ˈratɪfɪkeɪt(ə)ri/