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noun. the trait of being founded on honesty, correctness, fact, or law. 2. the level to which an examination or gauge correctly gauges or shows what it claims to gauge. There are many forms of validity, inclusive of construct validity, concurrent validity, and ecological validity.

VALIDITY: "The test validity results will be in by the end of the day tomorrow."

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