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It becomes essential, therefore, to examine the validness of this justification.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "having force in law, legally binding," from Middle French valide, from Latin validus "strong, effective," from valere "be strong" (see valiant). The meaning "supported by facts or authority" is first recorded 1640s.

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