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  Definition of criterion
  1. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community"
  2. a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "they set the measure for all subsequent work"
Similar Words: standard, measure, touchstone

 

Hyponyms: control condition, control, design criteria, benchmark, grade point average, GPA, yardstick, medium of exchange, monetary system, scale, scale of measurement, graduated table, ordered series, gauge, standard of measurement, baseline, norm

 

Derivational Morphology: standardize, standardise

 

Anagrams: Tenoretic, incorrect

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: criteri   Chinese: 標準  
Danish: kriterium   Dutch: criterium  
Esperanto: kriterio   Estonian: kriteerium  
Finnish: kriteeri   French: critère  
German: Kriterium   Greek: κριτήριο  
Hebrew: קריטריון   Hungarian: feltétel  
Italian: criterio   Norwegian: kriterium  
Polish: kryterium   Portuguese: critério  
Spanish: criterio   Turkish: kriter  
 
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