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critique

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noun cri·tique \krə-ˈtēk, kri-\

Simple Definition of critique

  • : a careful judgment in which you give your opinion about the good and bad parts of something (such as a piece of writing or a work of art)

Full Definition of critique

  1. :  an act of criticizing; especially :  a critical estimate or discussion <a critique of the poet's work>

Examples of critique

  1. She wrote a radical critique of the philosopher's early essays.

  2. They gave a fair and honest critique of her art.



Origin of critique

alteration of 2critic


First Known Use: 1710


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critique

verb cri·tique

Simple Definition of critique

  • : to express your opinion about the good and bad parts of (something) : to give a critique of (something)

Full Definition of critique

cri·tiquedcri·tiqu·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to examine critically :  review <critique the plan>

Examples of critique

  1. The class convened to critique the student's latest painting.



1751

First Known Use of critique

1751



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