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validity

Line breaks: val¦id|ity
Pronunciation: /vəˈlɪdɪti
 
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Definition of validity in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The quality of being logically or factually sound; soundness or cogency: one might question the validity of our data
More example sentences
  • Of its factual validity, there can be little question.
  • The validity of the data may have been affected in several ways.
  • This convergence of results across studies using different, complementary methods attests to the validity of the findings.
Synonyms
1.1The state of being legally or officially binding or acceptable: return travel must be within the validity of the ticket
More example sentences
  • However, according to the applicant, nothing he did or did not do should affect the validity of the agreement.
  • In many cases consent was obtained by Government officials through fraud, coercion or misrepresentation, tactics which annulled the validity of such consent.
  • There is, to be sure, a measure of validity to the identification.
Synonyms
lawfulness, legality, legitimacy, binding nature, contractual nature;
force, effect, effectiveness

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