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Overview of noun criterion

The noun criterion has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) standard, criterion, measure, touchstone

(a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "the schools comply with federal standards"; "they set the measure for all subsequent work")

2. (2) criterion, standard

(the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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