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critic

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪtɪk/

Translation of critic in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Art/Arte] [Literat] [Theater/Teatro] crítico, (masculine, feminine) a literary/theater/music critic un crítico literario/teatral/de música
    Example sentences
    • She worked first as a news reporter, then feature writer, film critic and agony aunt.
    • This is also true of newspaper critics who cover the arts, films, music, and books.
    • His films have divided critics and commentators like those of no other American director.
    1.2 (detractor) detractor, (masculine, feminine) he struck back at his critics devolvió el golpe a sus detractores critics of the scheme los detractores del proyecto
    Example sentences
    • In his last decade, Irving had to endure the sceptical opinions of a new and young breed of critics.
    • At the time, critics attacked the show for pandering to the middle class fear of a right wing police state.
    • Sadly it has been used by too many people as a weapon to attack their critics with.

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