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criticism

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪtəsɪzəm; ˈkrɪtɪsɪzəm/

Translation of criticism in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 c and u (censure) crítica (feminine) constructive/unfavorable criticism crítica constructiva/desfavorable my only criticism is that it is too long mi única crítica es que es demasiado largo
    Example sentences
    • Indeed, readers have written to the Evening Press expressing these very criticisms.
    • I think many of the criticisms expressed here hold a lot of water.
    • No criticisms were being made of the Defendants on the basis that they were negligent.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (work of critic) crítica (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Indeed, philosophy should be a good deal more like literary or artistic criticism than it thinks it is.
    • Jung pointed to the decline over the past years in the fields of Austrian culture and artistic criticism.
    • The internet is a good stage for writers to receive criticism and support, and to improve quickly.

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