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criterion

noun [C] uk   /kraɪˈtɪə.ri.ən/ us    /-ˈtɪr.i-/ ( plural criteria   /-ri.ə /    /-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 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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