Definition of 'valid'
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The furious five undeniably have a valid point. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Tickets are valid over all weekends and include half-term. The Sun (2017)All of which are valid points, but they suggest that people have forgotten what a great player he was at his peak. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Charm is no longer considered valid in theatre and opera. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most of us can see the valid points made on both sides of the question. Christianity Today (2000)To what degree does quoting sources make an argument more valid? Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)The firm would have to accept this unless it has a valid legal reason for refusing. The Sun (2016) Voucher valid for a free small portion of chips. The Sun (2012)You simply require a passport that is valid for the duration of your stay. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Your tickets will be valid for one specific day from one of your chosen bands. The Sun (2013)There are simply no valid arguments against daytime running lights. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The voucher is valid at any of the parks featured in this pullout. The Sun (2015)Winner and guest must have valid passport or photo driving licence. The Sun (2008) Tickets are valid for a specific day from your chosen band. The Sun (2013)The council said that any objections on animal welfare grounds could not be considered as valid reasons for refusing the application. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He makes a valid point. The Sun (2016)This is a complex area, so you may need to take advice to be sure that any claim you make is valid. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Still, there were many valid attacks on Labour. The Sun (2008)There are many valid criticisms to be made of American healthcare, but let me tell a story that helps explain its strengths. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'valid'
British English: valid /ˈvælɪd/ ADJECTIVE
A valid reason or argument is logical and reasonable, and therefore worth taking seriously.
He recognized the valid points that both sides were making.
- American English: valid
- Arabic: صَالِح
- Brazilian Portuguese: válido
- Chinese: 有效的
- Croatian: valjan
- Czech: přesvědčivý
- Danish: gyldig
- Dutch: geldig
- European Spanish: válido
- Finnish: voimassaoleva
- French: valide
- German: berechtigt
- Greek: έγκυρος
- Italian: valido
- Japanese: 正当な
- Korean: 정당한
- Norwegian: gyldig
- Polish: ważny uzasadniony
- European Portuguese: válido
- Romanian: valid
- Russian: действительный
- Spanish: válido
- Swedish: giltig
- Thai: มีผลบังคับใช้
- Turkish: geçerli
- Ukrainian: вагомий
- Vietnamese: có giá trị
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