[ val-i-dey-shuhn ]
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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  1. 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.

Origin of validation


Other words from validation

  • non·val·i·da·tion, noun
  • re·val·i·da·tion, noun

Words Nearby validation Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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