Bedeutung von “criticize” — Learner’s Dictionary

criticize

verb [ I, T ] also UK -ise us uk /ˈkrɪtɪsaɪz/
I don't like to criticize her too much.She has been severely criticized for the speech.The government's handling of the affair has been widely criticized.A child who is constantly criticized will have little self-confidence.It's not right to criticize him behind his back.

B2 to say that something or someone is bad:

[ often passive, + for + doing sth ] The film was criticized for being too violent.

(Definition von “criticize” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)