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Binding; possessing legal force or strength; legally sufficient.A valid contract, for example, is one that has been executed in compliance with all the requisite legal formalities and is binding upon, and enforceable by, the individuals who executed it.
validhaving legal force; effective, having legal authority.
VALID. An act, deed, will, and the like, which has received all the formalities required by law, is said to be valid or good in law.