See also: critiqué

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French critique, from New Latin critica (critique), feminine of criticus (critical); see critic.

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critique (plural critiques)

  1. The art of criticism.
  2. An essay in which another piece of work is criticised, reviewed, etc.
    • 2015 February 20, Jesse Jackson, “In the Ferguson era, Malcolm X’s courage in fighting racism inspires more than ever”, in The Guardian (London)[1]:
      I did not always agree with Malcolm X, specifically his critiques of Dr King and of the philosophy of nonviolent resistance.
    • (Can we date this quote by Addison and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      I should as soon expect to see a critique on the poesy 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.
    • (Can we date this quote by Bishop Lincoln and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      a question among critiques in the ages to come

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critique (third-person singular simple present critiques, present participle critiquing, simple past and past participle critiqued)

  1. (US, proscribed) To review something.
    I want you to critique this new idea of mine.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin criticus, from Ancient Greek κριτικός (kritikós).

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critique (plural critiques)

  1. critical (urgent)
    La situation est à présent plus que critique.
  2. critical (of great importance)
  3. critical (related to criticism)
  4. (of a person) judgemental

DescendantsEdit

  • German: kritisch

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critique f (plural critiques)

  1. criticism
  2. review, usually written
  3. reason; logic

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critique m or f (plural critiques)

  1. critic (profession)

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critique

  1. First-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of criticar
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present subjunctive of criticar
  3. First-person singular (eu) affirmative imperative of criticar
  4. Third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of criticar
  5. First-person singular (eu) negative imperative of criticar
  6. Third-person singular (você) negative imperative of criticar

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critique

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of criticar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of criticar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of criticar.