validation

[ val-i-dey-shuhn ]
/ ˌvæl ɪˈdeɪ ʃən /

noun

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 validation

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