Definitions

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  • adjective Not ratified

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  • adjective lacking legal authority

Etymologies

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un- +‎ ratified

Examples

  • It may remain unratified indefinitely, but that’s not the same thing.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Judge Baltazar Garzón Indicted

  • There are many unratified treaties pending before the Senate.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Judge Baltazar Garzón Indicted

  • While several of the powers that would make up the Typhon Pact had begun discussing an alliance more than a year ago, it had only been within the last half-year that a general, albeit still unfinalized and still unratified, agreement had been reached among five of them; the sixth, the Tzenkethi Coalition, had only recently decided to join.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • Based upon an unratified draft of the group's preamble and their emphasis on staging "teach-ins," not much.

    Mark Cassello: Occupy Chicago Regroups After Recent Success

  • While several of the powers that would make up the Typhon Pact had begun discussing an alliance more than a year ago, it had only been within the last half-year that a general, albeit still unfinalized and still unratified, agreement had been reached among five of them; the sixth, the Tzenkethi Coalition, had only recently decided to join.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • Under the Vienna Convention (also unratified, but recognized as codifying interpretive principles of customary international law), states that have signed a treaty are not to act so as to undermine it until it has been ratified or rejected by the ratifying body (i.e. unsigning is not contemplated).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Judge Baltazar Garzón Indicted

  • While several of the powers that would make up the Typhon Pact had begun discussing an alliance more than a year ago, it had only been within the last half-year that a general, albeit still unfinalized and still unratified, agreement had been reached among five of them; the sixth, the Tzenkethi Coalition, had only recently decided to join.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

  • Under the Vienna Convention (also unratified, but recognized as codifying interpretive principles of customary international law), states that have signed a treaty are not to act so as to undermine it until it has been ratified or rejected by the ratifying body (i.e. unsigning is not contemplated).

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Judge Baltazar Garzón Indicted

  • There are many unratified treaties pending before the Senate.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Judge Baltazar Garzón Indicted

  • While several of the powers that would make up the Typhon Pact had begun discussing an alliance more than a year ago, it had only been within the last half-year that a general, albeit still unfinalized and still unratified, agreement had been reached among five of them; the sixth, the Tzenkethi Coalition, had only recently decided to join.

    Star Trek: Typhon Pact: Rough Beasts of Empire

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