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verb [transitive] formal     validate pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participlevalidating
past tensevalidated
past participlevalidated
  1. 1
    to officially prove that something is true or correct

    The evidence does seem to validate his claim.

  2. 2
    to officially state that something is of a suitable standard

    All courses are validated by the University of Wales.

  3. 3
    to make a document legally valid

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     validation pronunciation in British English
/ˌvælɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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