great | equal
Don't you think that both views have equal validity?
| doubtful, dubious, questionable | face
The theory has the face validity of being consistent with recent findings.
| legal, scientific
The legal validity of the claims has been challenged.
VERB + VALIDITY
have | give sth, lend sth
His reputation lends a certain validity to the approach that it might not deserve.
| cast doubt on, challenge, deny, question | accept, confirm, uphold
The judges upheld the validity of the previous judgement.
| assess, test
to assess the scientific validity of new treatments
of … ~
The results are of doubtful validity.
| ~ for
the theory's validity for parent-child relationships
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