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1.Assessment of an action, decision, plan, or transaction to establish that it is (1) correct, (2) complete, (3) being implemented (and/or recorded) as intended, and (4) delivering the intended outcome.
2.Assessing the degree to which (1) an instrument accurately measures what it purports to measure, or (2) a statistical technique or test accurately predicts a value. See also validity.

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  • Before I could make an account on the site, I needed to enter a validation code that was sent to my email address.

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  • In order for your work to receive validation, it must first be checked by several different people in the office.

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  • The gentlemen sought validation for his ideas and his project despite the obvious contribution he made to our group, perhaps he was just being kind.

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