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criticise

Definition of criticise

Alternative forms

Etymology

    From Ancient Greek κριτικός (kritikos) "of or for judging, able to discern" κρίσις "crisis"

Verb

criticise

(third-person singular simple present criticises, present participle criticising, simple past and past participle criticised) (transitive or intransitive)

  1. To evaluate (something), and judge its merits and faults
  2. To find fault (with something)

    They criticised him for endangering people's lives.

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