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  • adjective Capable of being ratified.

Etymologies

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ratify +‎ -able

Examples

  • Geneva negotiating sessions and one missed deadline later, the Russia are both intent on reaching agreement on a successor to the START I treaty but it must be "ratifiable" by the US

    WN.com - Photown News

  • The United States and Russia are both intent on reaching agreement on a successor to the START I treaty but it must be "ratifiable" by the US Senate, the head of the US military said Tuesday.

    Raw Story

  • Russia are both intent on reaching agreement on a successor to the START I treaty but it must be "ratifiable" by the US

    WN.com - Articles related to U.S., Russia Near Arms-Control Deal

  • The new offer might not be ratifiable, if the board even decides to send it to the members for a vote -- both of those things remain to be seen.

    Jonathan Handel: Is SAG Becoming Irrelevant?

  • The Pew Center believes that, for the sake of the planet and future generations, our goal must be a ratifiable treaty establishing fair and effective commitments for all major economies.

    Elliot Diringer: What the Pew Center Believes

  • If SAG leadership sends out the deal and achieves a No vote, they would then use this result in two ways: (1) They would go back to the studios and make the point that the deal is un-ratifiable, and must therefore be amended.

    Jonathan Handel: SAG: What Might Happen at Next Week's Board Meeting

  • If we set unrealistically high expectations - if we insist that the only "successful" outcome for Copenhagen is a full, final, ratifiable treaty -- then we heighten the risk of a major failure that will serve only to set back the process and the politics.

    Elliot Diringer: What the Pew Center Believes

  • Elliot Diringer, director of international strategies for the Pew Center was quoted in the Washington Post saying "a full, final, ratifiable agreement just isn't in the cards" next year.

    Betsy Taylor: Taking on the Pessimists in Poznan

  • Rather, we must allow for the possibility of an agreement in Copenhagen that, while short of a ratifiable treaty, can capture all the momentum that builds over the coming year and generate further momentum in the months beyond.

    Elliot Diringer: What the Pew Center Believes

  • In our view, it would in fact be a very ambitious outcome putting us within striking distance of a ratifiable treaty.

    Elliot Diringer: What the Pew Center Believes

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