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criteria

noun
variants: also criterions
plural of criterion

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1 something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared
  • one criterion for grading these essays will be their conformity to the rules of traditional grammar

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2 something that sets apart an individual from others of the same kind
  • an exceptionally high degree of physical risk is the preeminent criterion of an extreme sport

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“Criteria.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/criteria. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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