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Under the scheduling formula ratified unanimously by the owners Wednesday, the 17th game will be an out-of-conference game based on teams’ order of finish within their divisions the previous season.

Women officially won the right to vote just a few months before the 1920 presidential election, and as soon as the 19th Amendment was ratified, suffragists were predicting a sea change in American politics.

Once the 19th Amendment was ratified, the story went, every woman in the United States could vote.

One hundred years ago today, the United States ratified the 19th Amendment, granting women—in theory—the right to vote.

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There was growing instability around the time it was ratified, after the 1932 election, and that’s some of what it intended to deal with, but it wasn’t really designed with this problem in mind.

“It is not dissimilar from Putin using the Duma to ratify his annexation of the Crimea,” he said.

To the Americans, however, the invasion was “not to ratify a victory already won; it was to seize that victory by brute force.”

Too many states would ratify progressive nationalist amendments.

Prof. Takao Tanase also believes that Japan will ratify the convention, but not fully implement it.

By December 11th, they were faced with the option of choosing which side's shenanigans to ratify.

It means properly a small sum of money paid to clench a bargain, or to ratify an engagement.

There is an objection in a high quarter to bestow honors, which would seem to ratify the downfall of an ancient house.

This selection the liverymen must ratify by stating that the man named is their free choice.

Possibly; but that war was precisely what was needed to ratify the Union, and lift it out of the experimental stage.

On his being presented they asked the King, according to their privilege, to confirm and ratify his appointment.


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On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ratify, such as: approve, confirm, endorse, establish, okay, and sign.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.