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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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Hypotheses were developed for the tests of external validity.
RATE has no known external validity as its use in live classrooms has yet to be demonstrated.
However, the deeper essence of criticisms such as Levitt and List (2007) is the external validity of the results.
In order to find evidence of external validity for the scale, a stepwise linear regression analysis (Table 4) was carried out using burnout as the dependent variable and the thwarting of the competence, autonomy, and relatedness needs as the independent variables.
Only variables with statistically significant differences were considered as predictor candidates--reliability reporting, threats to internal validity, threats to external validity, fading, and scaffolding intervention.
external validity concerns the problem of generalization, i.
Internal validity is a pre-requisite for the external validity.
Specifically, the external validity of the distraction intervention may have been undermined fundamentally by the alterations to the exercises between Experiments 1 and 1A.
Assessment of external validity can be undertaken by using the PICO (population, index test, comparator, and outcome) format (2) to compare a study to its target.
First, while the cases exemplify the book's argument that foreign fighters are motivated by borderless threats, they do less to advance the argument's external validity.
External validity connotes to the extent to which research findings arrived at in a specific setting and environment and among a specific people can be generalized "to other communities, groups or institutions" (Maxwell, 2002: 53).
Limitations focus commonly on internal and external validity of the study.

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