• (RP) IPA: /kɹɪˈtiːk/
  • IPA: /kɹɪ.ˈtik/

critique (plural critiques)

  1. The art of criticism.
  2. An essay in which another piece of work is criticised, reviewed, etc.
    • some time after his death in 1719???, Joseph Addison, Dialogues Upon the Usefulness of Ancient Medals
      I should as soon expect to see a critique on the posie of a ring as on the inscription of a medal.
  3. A point made to criticize something.
    Bob liked most of my presentation, but offered three minor critiques.
  4. (obsolete) A critic; one who criticises.
    • a question among critiques in the ages to come
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critique (critiques, present participle critiquing; past and past participle critiqued)

  1. (US, proscribed) To review something.
    I want you to critique this new idea of mine.
  • Portuguese: criticar
  • Russian: критикова́ть

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