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The peace agreement has been ratified by both sides in the conflictThe town council is set to ratify a decision to outlaw smoking in all public buildings.

The peace agreement has been ratified by both sides in the conflict.

The federal government is expected to ratify the agreement on climate change.

Ratification of the agreement will commit this country to reducing carbon dioxide pollution.

In 1972, an amendment to the U.S. Constitution banning discrimination against women because of their sex was defeated for lack of sufficient ratification among the states.

The United States under George W. Bush has refused to ratify a number of important international treaties.

The new law has been sent to the Senate for ratification.

Quebec refused to ratify the Constitution of Canada, saying the document did not recognize the province's unique status within confederation.

The Chemical Weapons Convention, which prohibits nations from developing, producing, stockpiling, or using chemical arms, was ratified by 102 nations, though 167 countries signed the agreement.

As of 2005, the United States has refused to ratify a number of international treaties dealing with global warming, nuclear test bans, civil and political rights, discrimination against women, and the rights of children.

Ratification of the treaty is expected to take place within days.

The accord is expected to be ratified at the next meeting of heads of state in June.

Most countries have ratified the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights, but not all of them actually follow it.

David Mamet once suggested that in a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us.

Henry Anatole Grunwald once observed that home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.


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