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ratify

美国发音:['rætə.faɪ]
英国发音:['rætɪfaɪ]

[v]
英语解释:to give formal approval to something, usually an agreement negotiated by somebody else, in order that it can become valid or operative
常见翻译:批准,认可(代理商等);追认

approve officially.
An agreement is ratified if the parties to the agreement sign it. If a parliament or a senate ratifies a law it officially passes the law. Two nations ratify a treaty if the two nations sign the treaty.