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validity

noun authenticity, authority, correctness, force, forcefulness, genuineness, gravitas, lawfulness, legal force, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, meritoriousness, pondus, potency, power, puissance, reality, realness, soundness, strength, trueness, truth, veracity, verity
Associated concepts: validity of a statute
Foreign phrases: Quod in minori valet valebit in majori; et quod in majori non valet nec valebit in minori.That which is valid in the greater shall be valid in the less; and that which is not valid in the greater shall neither be valid in the less. Nul charter, nul vente, ne nul done vault perpetuallent, si le donor n’est seise al temps de contracts de deux droits, sc. del droit de possession et del droit de propertie. No grant, no sale, no gift, is valid forever, unless the donor, at the time of the contract, has two rights, namely, the right of possession, and the right of property. Quae ab initio non valent, ex post facto convalescere non possunt. Things invalid from the beginning cannot be made valid by a subsequent act. Semper praesumitur pro matrimonio. The presumption is always in favor of the vaaidity of a marriage. Quod initio vitiosum est non potest tractu temporis convalescere. That which is void from the beginning cannot become valid by lapse of time. Pacta conventa quae neque contra leges neque dolo malo inita sunt omni modo observanda sunt. Agreements which are not contrary to the laws nor entered into with a fraudulent design must be observed in all respects. Quod initio non valet, tractu temporis non valet. That which is void at the beginning does not become valid by lapse of time.
See also: credibility, honesty, legality, legitimacy, quality, strength, weight

validity

see HARTIAN JURISPRUDENCE, KELSINIAN JURISPRUDENCE.
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The authors has produced many thousands of such graphs across all indices produced by V-Dem, and inspected them for face validity.
Face validity is described as the applicability or the relevance of the test to the population.
The following psychometric properties were considered most relevant to this analysis: face validity, respondent acceptability, test-retest reliability, and internal consistency.
Validation ensures that operational input results in a realistic and reasonable operational output and passes the face validity test.
Project objectives are to: (1) Develop effective AAC assessment protocols for adults and children with a variety of motor or language impairments; (2) establish content validity of the protocols and refine them as necessary; (3) establish consequential and face validity of the protocols; and (4) disseminate the results of the project.
In order to increase face validity, the punctuation rules were strictly followed based on the feedbacks of coronary experts and patients.
If this is not the case, and the subtests differ by importance, reliability, time allocation or face validity, different weights can be used.
Although the relationship between data use and student achievement has face validity, little empirical evidence links educators' use of data with improved student achievement.
The report said: "There is evidence that the face validity of the current system is already under threat because some schools have lost trust in the judgements made in the teacher assessment process.
Provided that test users can make an easy connection between test performance and future use, direct tests usually have higher face validity (1) than indirect tests (Davies et al.
pilot tested for face validity by two members of the Emergency Health Services (EHS) Health and Wellness Committee, seven paramedics, and two dietitians; modifications were made to content, format, and readability.