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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A standard used to decide the correctness of a judgment or decision.

Usage examples (37)
  • The criterion of true beauty is that it increases on examination; if false, that it lessens.
  • Thanks, J.D. Yeah, I think your criterion is a good one.
  • I will attempt to redeem myself (maybe) by guessing that the criterion is their longevity.
  • The core idea is present in what he refers to as the criterion of reciprocity and the duty of civility. for more
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