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critique

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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critiquecri‧tique1 /krɪˈtiːk/ ●○○ noun [countable, uncountable]  ALa detailed explanation of the problems of something such as a set of political ideasevaluationcritique of a major new critique of his work a critique of modern economic theory
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critiqueThe government-chartered National Research Council on Wednesday released a critique of those plans.The speech was a devastating critique of Reagan's economic policy.Management critique A bit more autocratic than he would like to believe, stemming from a conviction that he is right.Management critique A fact and figure analyser, who approaches issues in a theoretical and intellectual way.An offshoot from the phenomenological critique developed into a group of researchers known as the ethnomethodologists.Marx's critique of capitalism in the 19th centuryWhat generalized the appeal of Paisley's critique of the unionist élites was the accession to power of Terence O'Neill.The second critique is more authentically pluralistic.critique ofThe final article is a critique of John Updike's latest novel.
critiquecritique2 verb [transitive] formal  JUDGEto say how good or bad a book, play, painting, or set of ideas isevaluate He offered to critique our plans.→ See Verb table
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critiqueDoctors are taped and critiqued as they talk to patients.Afterwards, the rest of the group will critique your presentation.
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Verb table
critique
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycritique
he, she, itcritiques
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycritiqued
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave critiqued
he, she, ithas critiqued
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad critiqued
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill critique
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have critiqued
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam critiquing
he, she, itis critiquing
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you, we, theyare critiquing
Past
I, he, she, itwas critiquing
you, we, theywere critiquing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been critiquing
he, she, ithas been critiquing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been critiquing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be critiquing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been critiquing
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