Share this entry

Share this page

criticize

Pronunciation: /ˈkrɪtəsaɪz; ˈkrɪtɪsaɪz/

Translation of criticize in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (censure) criticar* they criticized us for not acting sooner nos criticaron por no haber actuado antes
    Example sentences
    • During his latter Presidency he was criticized for spending too much time golfing and trout fishing.
    • However, the Singapore press is criticized for its coverage of local politics.
    • The trial judge was criticized for not giving more weight to oral testimony.
    1.2 (evaluate) hacer* la crítica de
    Example sentences
    • In his later school years his close friends were a group of boys who met on a regular basis to exchange and criticize each other's literary work.
    • In addition, both writers were admired and criticized by artistic women of the day.
    • But, criticizing Tolstoy, some theorists point out that an artist need not have the feeling in question in order to express it.

Definition of criticize in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day pirarse
v pron
to make oneself scarce …
Cultural fact of the day

The Distrito Federal is a district of central Mexico, the seat of the federal government. It includes most of Mexico City and its suburbs, and comes under the direct supervision of the Mexican president.