validity

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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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Face validity is the extent to which the language is appropriate and item construction appears meaningful, consistent in meaning and in interpretation, and congruent with the construct that the instrument was designed to measure.
The comprehensibility and face validity of the questionnaire were checked by administering the Persian version of the PI HAQ questionnaire to 20 RA patients.
The emphasis within the profession on 'processes of learning' rather than on content is one instance of the challenge of face validity.
Other potential advantages of the Qualitative Score over the production scores may be related to face validity and students' writing development.
9) (Costa et al 2008) and face validity is supported by strong association between GRC and patient ratings of the importance of change (Pearson's r = 0.
Although reliability of the survey was not confirmed, content and face validity were reviewed.
After the introduction of these changes, a survey of candidates (unpublished observations) showed that the new formats and systems were accepted as providing a fairer exam, with maintained face validity and greater reliability associated with the increased exposures.
CLEVELAND, Ohio and LOD, Israel, November 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgeons at the University of Rochester Medical Center, NY indicated that patient-specific CTA data can be converted to an endovascular simulator (ANGIO Mentor(TM), Simbionix US) with high face validity.
An economics case typology named Peakonomics is then presented to build face validity for quantitative research answering the posed question.
The CAFAS has been demonstrated to have high test-retest and inter-rater reliability (Hodges & Wong, 1996; Hodges, 1999; Hodges, Doucette-Gates, & Liao, 1999) content and face validity (Hodges, 1999), and criterion-related and construct validity (Hodges & Kim, 2000; Hodges & Wong, 1996; Hodges et al.
To keep the calculations reasonable and increase the face validity of the analysis for client organizations, the formula addressed two key variables.
Given this basic lack of face validity associated with the argument that free-market forces are the most important reason for record gas prices, many Americans are looking to other places in order to place blame.