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1. critique

noun. ['krəˈtiːk, krɪˈtiːk'] an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play).

Synonyms

  • notice
  • critical review
  • rave
  • review
  • criticism
  • review article
  • book review

Antonyms

  • raw
  • flatter
  • miss
  • fail

Etymology

  • critique (French)
  • critica (Latin)

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How to spell critique? Is it critque? Or critiquer? Common misspellings are:

  • critque
  • critiquer

Example sentences of the word critique


1. Noun, singular or mass
Reports should be edited several times before they are submitted to a teacher for critique.

2. Verb, base form
Ask a friend to time you for one minute and critique your form.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
After classroom training, you may call on customers with representatives and critique their sales presentations.

Quotes containing the word critique


1. I wrote a book. It sucked. I wrote nine more books. They sucked, too. Meanwhile, I read every single thing I could find on publishing and writing, went to conferences, joined professional organizations, hooked up with fellow writers in critique groups, and didn’t give up. Then I wrote one more book.
- Beth Revis

2. When we only name the problem, when we state complaint without a constructive focus or resolution, we take hope away. In this way critique can become merely an expression of profound cynicism, which then works to sustain dominator culture.
- bell hooks, Teaching Community: A Pedagogy of Hope

2. critique

noun. ['krəˈtiːk, krɪˈtiːk'] a serious examination and judgment of something.

Synonyms

  • examen
  • critical appraisal
  • criticism
  • knock
  • critical analysis
  • self-criticism

Antonyms

  • inattention
  • ignore
  • criticize
  • forget

Etymology

  • critique (French)
  • critica (Latin)

3. critique

verb. ['krəˈtiːk, krɪˈtiːk'] appraise critically.

Synonyms

  • referee
  • evaluate
  • judge
  • peer review
  • review

Antonyms

  • approve
  • disapprove
  • reject
  • convict

Etymology

  • critique (French)
  • critica (Latin)
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