[ US /ənˈɹætɪˌfaɪd/ ]
lacking legal authority
the unratified Equal Right Amendment
How To Use unratified In A Sentence
- Talks aimed at completing Kyoto – signed in 1997 but unratified - are scheduled to take place in Bonn in July.
- While such subterfuges allow presidents to ignore selected parts of unratified agreements, the administration's objective is precisely the opposite.
- Nonetheless, Carter's successor, President Ronald Reagan, continued to abide by the unratified SALT II pledges.
- 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
- It may remain unratified indefinitely, but that’s not the same thing. The Volokh Conspiracy » Judge Baltazar Garzón Indicted
- the unratified Equal Right Amendment
- There are many unratified treaties pending before the Senate. The Volokh Conspiracy » Judge Baltazar Garzón Indicted
- As it is unratified, however, by any major spacefaring powers and unsigned by most of them, it is of no direct relevance to current space activities.
- 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
- There are now eight unratified ILO occupational and health conventions.