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  • validity — va‧lid‧i‧ty [vəˈlɪdti] noun [uncountable] LAW when a document is legally acceptable: • The shareholder group may question the legal validity of the merger in court. ˈface ˌvalidity STATISTICS figures, results, or data with face validity appear… …   Financial and business terms

  • validity — I noun authenticity, authority, correctness, force, forcefulness, genuineness, gravitas, lawfulness, legal force, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, meritoriousness, pondus, potency, power, puissance, reality, realness, significance, soundness …   Law dictionary

  • Validity (statistics) — In psychology, validity has two distinct fields of application. The first involves test validity, a concept that has evolved with the field of psychometrics but which textbooks still commonly gloss over in explaining that it is the degree to… …   Wikipedia

  • validity — The property of being genuine, a true reflection of attitudes, behaviour, or characteristics. A measure (such as a question, series of questions, or test) is considered valid if it is thought to measure the concept or property which it claims to… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Validity — The term validity (also called logical truth, analytic truth, or necessary truth) as it occurs in logic refers generally to a property of particular statements and deductive arguments. Although validity and logical truth are synonymous concepts,… …   Wikipedia

  • validity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ equal ▪ Don t you think that both views have equal validity? ▪ doubtful, dubious, questionable ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • validity — Legal sufficiency, in contradistinction to mere regularity @ validity of a treaty The term validity, as applied to treaties, admits of two descriptions necessary and voluntary. By the former is meant that which results from the treaties having… …   Black's law dictionary

  • validity — An index of how well a test or procedure in fact measures what it purports to measure; an objective index by which to describe how valid a test or procedure is. concurrent v. an index of criterion related v. used to predict performance in a real… …   Medical dictionary

  • validity — /veuh lid i tee/, n. 1. the state or quality of being valid: to question the validity of the argument. 2. legal soundness or force. [1540 50; < LL validitas, equiv. to L valid(us) VALID + itas ITY] * * * In logic, the property of an argument… …   Universalium

  • validity — n. an indication of the extent to which a clinical sign or test is a true indicator of disease. Reduced validity can arise if the tests produce different results when conducted several times on the same person under identical conditions (i.e.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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