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critical

adjective (NOT PLEASED)    /ˈkrɪt.ɪ.kəl/ US  /ˈkrɪt̬-/
B2 saying that someone or something is bad or wrong : a critical report The report is highly critical of safety standards at the factory .Critical and uncomplimentary
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