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criterion

noun [C] uk   /kraɪˈtɪə.ri.ən/  us   /-ˈtɪr.i-/ (plural criteria uk   /-ri.ə /  us   /-ˈtɪr.i.ə / )
C1 a standard by which you judge, decide about, or deal with something: The Health Service should not be judged by financial criteria alone.
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in Vietnamese tiêu chuẩn…
in Spanish criterio…
in Thai เกณฑ์, บรรทัดฐาน…
in Malaysian kriteria…
in French critère…
in German das Kriterium…
in Chinese (Traditional) (作出評判、決定或處理的)標準,準則…
in Indonesian kriteria…
in Russian критерий…
in Turkish değer ölçütü, kriter…
in Chinese (Simplified) (作出评判、决定或处理的)标准,准则…
in Polish kryterium…
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