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valid

In relation to the Open Contracting Data Standard, valid describes data that has passed a set of technical checks on the way it is structured, checking that it meets the requirements set out in the standard schema, and that it meets any additional validation rules that have been set.

validation

Validation involves a technical check on the way data is structured, comparing data against a schema and additional validation rules.

validator

The OCDS validator performs technical checks on the way data is structured, comparing data against a schema and additional validation rules.