cri|tique

cri|tique
cri|tique «krih TEEK», noun, verb. -tiqued, -tiqu|ing.
–n.
1. a critical essay or review: »

Some newspapers have critiques of new books. This provocative essay of close to three hundred pages is a critique of France today and yesterday—an angry inquiry into what happened to the fibre of the nation and that of its Frenchmen (New Yorker).

2. the act or art of criticizing; criticism.
–v.t.
to write a critique on; criticize; review: »

He rules lightly, exercising his control largely by critiquing the editors monthly reports (Time).

[< French critique < Greek kritik (téchnē) the critical (art), feminine of kritikós; see etym. under critic (Cf.critic)]

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