from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of validating something.
- n. Something, such as a certificate, that validates something; attestation, authentication, confirmation, proof or verification.
- n. The process whereby others confirm the validity of one's emotions.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of giving validity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of giving validity; a strengthening, inforcement, or confirming; an establishing or ratifying. Blount, Glossographia (1670).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
- n. the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof
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But I justify it by suggesting that implementing the title validation in every derived class creates undesirable duplicate code, and refactoring it to use the strategy pattern is overkill.
I don't have a briefing right now exactly where we are, but it's pretty much on schedule for some time in 2010, to be in clinical or the last of what we call validation trails in vitro.
That all suggests a certain syncretism and perhaps even validation from the Lord Hisself who has simply stood by idly watching as Jimi chops down mountains and creates islands.
Both imply that games as we know them need to change (which I would disagree with) and that validation is needed in order for games to be seen as "good" in our eyes (insecurity).
I think anything here would be good, but trying to close the sentence without a little more validation is too much burden on the words.
I guess so, but I believe that inner, personal validation is far more important than affirmation from external sources ….
That validation is much needed and appreciated, especially today.
For some, instead of spending ten years trying to write something that will earn the recognition of agents and editors, they would be better off spending a year in therapy trying to discover why that need for recognition/validation is not being met in their daily lives and personal relationships.
That her validation is not through what people have done to her or what people think of her.
As CR inferes, this desparate act of self-validation is pretty funny yet sad position since we don't know what the future holds.
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