Translation of invalidity in Spanish:

invalidity

Pronunciation: /ˌɪnvəˈlɪdəti/

n

u [formal]
  • 1 (of conclusion, will, contract) invalidez (f), falta (f) de validez
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    • To cite the fact that expected grades correlate with ratings as evidence of invalidity is an example of the common error of confusing within-class variance and between-class variance.
    • I concede, thanks to several readers, the statistical invalidity of my original comparison, given the disparity in numbers between Chrisitians and Jews.].
    • On balance, it seems to me that the fact that a theory may be spread but has been roundly rejected is much stronger evidence of the theory's invalidity than is the legal judgment that the theory may not be spread.
  • 2 (disablement, illness) discapacidad (f), invalidez (f) [puede resultar ofensivo] (before n) Invalidity Benefit (BrE) prestaciones (fpl) por invalidez or discapacidad invalidity pension pensión (f) de invalidez or por discapacidad
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    • Both disorders were a major cause of invalidity from the forces.
    • Only by building confidence slowly is it possible to prevent the development of invalidity.
    • The five categories of risk are sickness, invalidity, old age, accidents at work and occupational diseases, and finally unemployment.

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