American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A critical review or commentary, especially one dealing with works of art or literature.
- n. A critical discussion of a specified topic.
- n. The art of criticism.
- v. Usage Problem To review or discuss critically.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A critical examination or review of the merits of something, especially of a literary or artistic work; a critical examination of any subject: as, Addison's critique on “Paradise Lost.”
- n. The art or practice of criticism; the standard or the rules of critical judgment: as, Kant's “Critique of the Pure Reason.” Also critic.
- n. An obsolete spelling of critic, 1 and 2.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. rare The art of criticism.
- n. A critical examination or estimate of a work of literature or art; a critical dissertation or essay; a careful and thorough analysis of any subject; a criticism.”
- n. obsolete A critic; one who criticises.
- v. obsolete To criticise or pass judgment upon.
- v. appraise critically
- n. an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
- n. a serious examination and judgment of something
- Borrowing from French critique, from New Latin critica ("critique"), feminine of criticus ("critical"); see critic. (Wiktionary)
- French, from Greek kritikē (tekhnē), (art) of criticism, feminine of kritikos, critical; see critic. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Missing from your critique is any acknowledgement that Obama could have followed your suggestion to the letter and got absolutely nothing for his troubles.”
“Re brewmn at 47: Missing from your critique is any acknowledgement that Obama could have followed your suggestion to the letter and got absolutely nothing for his troubles.”
“With the distance of five years and newly remastered, stunning HD transfers (looking especially eye-popping on Blu-ray), Park Chan-wook's bizarre and curiously cathartic revenge trilogy, which he calls a critique of the class system, is starting to shape up as one of the last decade's major works.”
“Actually, the classic Twitter "critique" is to say, "why do I care what someone's cooking for breakfast?”
“I guess I'm confused as to what, exactly, this reader's "critique" is based on.”
“Yet oddly, teachers who teach art and design act as critics, and the "critique" is an integral part of most courses.”
“I love the fashion critique from a woman in sweats.”
“But choking off open discussion/critique is a common practice of any number of authoritarian soapboxes on the Web.”
“The following critique is therefore a constructive one, for it aims to provide a view that can help us negotiate these challenging times and get us back in synch.”
“I still believe the best approach to critique is neither too much praise nor "tearing apart" but a neutral and practical attitude of "this could be better if ..." and I'd say that's what I usually get from you, John!”
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Words only (I left out the expressions) from Geza Kerenyi's EN-HU interpreters' dictionary. Most of them pose some difficulty when interpreted between HU and EN in either or both directions.
French words and phrases used by English speakers.
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There's a word for that, I just don't remember it.
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