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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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There is however a valid argument that rural areas which are the backbone of much of Wales are suffering greatly from deprivation.
It is a valid argument to suggest on his day Gazza's raw skills, honed while playing football on Whitley Bay beach with his dad John, was at one stage just as good as Maradona or Messi.
In an interview shortly after her departure from office in 1991, Margaret Thatcher said that Powell had "made a valid argument, if in sometimes regrettable terms.
This is a valid argument if the aim is to exclude magical solutions and emphasize the difficulties of transition from one mode to another completely different one.
NA, Feb), in which the author brings up a valid argument about the new middle class.
I believe there is a valid argument that, in many cases, Africa's educational system does not suit local requirements.
Okay, so there's the vaguely valid argument of people being paid what their contractually due.
All suggestions which could generate a valid argument.
A valid argument has been made that secondary capital, if allowed, would satisfy Section A and the short-and long-term losses to the fund could be mitigated.
That might not be a valid argument, but to simply ignore it smacks of the same cultural imperialism that O'Barry has been accused of.
There is a valid argument the English season includes too much cricket.
He is far better than that, though, and a valid argument could be made that the ground went against him that day.