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criterion

noun [C]
 
 
/kraɪˈtɪəriən/ ( plural criteria)
a standard by which you judge, decide about, or deal with something: Pay is a very important criterion for job satisfaction. When employing new staff, you need to be very clear about your selection criteria. As rates go up we will naturally tighten our lending criteria.
Translations of “criterion”
in Spanish criterio…
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 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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