[ val-i-dey-shuhn ]
/ ˌvæl ɪˈdeɪ ʃən /
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the act of confirming something as true or correct: The new method is very promising but requires validation through further testing. You will be prompted to enter your new password a second time for validation.
the act of officially or legally certifying or approving something: The proposal will be prioritized and put into action after it undergoes validation by the government.
the act of affirming a person, or their ideas, feelings, actions, etc., as acceptable and worthy: Recognition and validation of minority cultures by classroom teachers is crucial to student wellbeing and success.
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Origin of validation
OTHER WORDS FROM validationnon·val·i·da·tion, nounre·val·i·da·tion, noun
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How to use validation in a sentence
The satellite launch was a success as well, an important validation after the loss of seven satellites earlier this year.RocketLab’s “Return to Sender” launch does exactly what was promised|John Timmer|November 20, 2020|Ars Technica
Some use them for market validation and to make product and pricing decisions.Presidential pollsters got it wrong, what are the implications for consumer research?|Greg Sterling|November 6, 2020|Search Engine Land
The validation that we didn’t need to tell our kids everything was welcome news.Should I be giving my little girl a bigger dose of reality about the pandemic?|Scott Neumyer|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Moving from theory to practical validation, the group then used CRISPR and RNA interference—a Nobel Prize-winning technique that silences the message of a gene—to snip out over 300 viral proteins from the screen, one by one.Can We Wipe Out All Coronaviruses for Good? Here’s What a Group of 200 Scientists Think|Shelly Fan|October 27, 2020|Singularity Hub
In fact, while some investors took the GM deal as validation of Nikola, others saw the arrangement as so one-sided that it fueled suspicions about Nikola’s business model.Why GM may escape from Nikola’s wreckage unharmed|dzanemorris|September 21, 2020|Fortune