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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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More statistical methods related to validity and reliability and the choice of appropriate cut-off points of the pressure ulcer risk assessment scale have to be used to enhance the evaluation of the predictive validity of the risk scales.
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1) The Predictive Validity Model is based on Runkel and McGrath (1972) and Libby (1981), who used the model to analyze accounting research questions.
In their synthesis of the predictive validity of 19 predictors of job performance, Schmidt and Hunter (1998) estimated the unique contribution of each of them, that is how much they added to the prediction of job performance beyond the .
Predictive Validity and Differential Impact of the SAT I and SAT II at the University of California, University of California Office of the President, October 29, 2001 (see http://www.
Although the predictive validity of the Circumplex Model regarding adolescent delinquent behavior was found to be limited, the results are still quite useful for counselors, educators, and parents.
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Such measures lack content and predictive validity because they do not adequately reflect work behavior in real work settings.

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