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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A writing that gives a careful judgment of a book, play or film.

Usage examples (39)
  • After you have read the book, write a critique about it to either encourage or discourage others from reading it.
  • I guess I'm confused as to what, exactly, this reader's "critique" is based on.
  • Actually, the classic Twitter "critique" is to say, "why do I care what someone's cooking for breakfast?"
  • Yet oddly, teachers who teach art and design act as critics, and the "critique" is an integral part of most courses. for more
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  • The "critic" (someone who evaluates creative works) wrote up his "critique" (a criticism of a creative work) of the new play.
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