Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. confirmation or approbation, as of an act or contract

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Confirmation or approbation, as of an act or contract.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Approval, as of something done or to be done; precedent or subsequent consent; sanction; confirmation of authority or of action.

Etymologies

Latin ratihabitio; ratus fixed, valid + habere to hold. (Wiktionary)

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