- 1 (ataque) ha sido recientemente objeto de numerosas críticas she has come in for o/or been the object of a lot of criticism recently dirigió duras críticas contra el obispo he launched a fierce attack on o/or leveled fierce criticism at the bishop, he strongly attacked the bishop
- 2 [Arte/Art] [Espectáculos/Entertainment] [Literatura/Literature] 2.1 (reseña) review; (ensayo) critique la película ha recibido muy buenas críticas the movie has had very good reviews o/or [familiar/colloquial] write-ups 2.2la crítica (los críticos) the critics (plural) su obra ha recibido los elogios de la crítica internacional her work has been well received by critics worldwide 2.3 (actividad) criticism
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.