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English definition of “critical thinking”

critical thinking

noun [U]    
the process of thinking carefully about a subject or idea , without allowing feelings or opinions to affect you
(Definition of critical thinking noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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