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empirical validity

the degree to which the accuracy of a test, model, or other construct can be demonstrated through experimentation and systematic observation (i.e., the accumulation of supporting research evidence) rather than theory alone.

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February 27th 2024



n. the structural and grammatical aspects of language, as distinguished from semantics.