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"Criticism" is a noun which is often translated as "las críticas", and "critique" is a noun which is often translated as "la crítica". Learn more about the difference between "criticism" and "critique" below.
criticism(
krih
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dih
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sih
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zuhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of criticizing)
a. las críticas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The administrator receives a lot of criticism because she must make decisions that affect a large number of people.La administradora recibe muchas críticas porque debe tomar decisiones que afectan a un gran número de personas.
2. (negative comment)
a. la crítica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I would make just one small criticism: my room didn't have a TV.Solo haría una pequeña crítica: mi habitación no tenía televisión.
3. (film, literature, music)
a. la crítica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He has just published a collection of literary criticism.Acaba de publicar una antología de crítica literaria.
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critique(
krih
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tik
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (critical review)
a. la crítica
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The priest gave a sharp critique of his wealthy congregants that fail to help the poor.El sacerdote hizo una fuerte crítica a los congregantes ricos que no ayudan a los pobres.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to review critically)
a. evaluar
Melinda offered to critique my thesis paper before I turn it in.Melinda se ofreció a evaluar mi tesis antes de entregarla.
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