unratified

[ US /ənˈɹætɪˌfaɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. lacking legal authority
    the unratified Equal Right Amendment
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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.
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