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critic

noun [C]  us   /ˈkrɪt̬·ɪk/

critic noun [C] (JUDGE OF ENTERTAINMENT)

a person whose job is to give an opinion about books, movies, or music and theater performances: The critics hated it, but it was popular at the box office.

critic noun [C] (DISAPPROVING PERSON)

a person who expresses disagreement with something or disapproval of someone: He has been one of the most outspoken critics of this administration.
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