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EtymologyEdit

Via some other European language, from New Latin criterion, from Ancient Greek κριτήριον (kritḗrion, a test, a means of judging), from κριτής (kritḗs, a judge), from κρίνω (krínō, I judge).

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kritērijs m (1st declension)

  1. criterion, criteria (essential characteristics that distinguish entities or phenomena; a test for comparing, distinguishing and evaluating them)
    zinātnisks kritērijsscientific criteria
    kvalitātes kritērijsquality criteria
    patiesības kritērijstruth crietria (philosophy)
    stingrs kritērijsstrict criteria
    mākslinieciskās vērtības kritērijiartistic value criteria

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