Quick answer
"Critique" is a noun which is often translated as "la crítica", and "criticize" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "criticar". Learn more about the difference between "critique" and "criticize" below.
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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criticize(
krih
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dih
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sayz
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to censure)
a. criticar
Many people criticize the president for his stance on gun control.Mucha gente critica al presidente por su posición del control de armas.
2. (to appraise)
a. hacer la crítica de
The teacher would often get students to criticize each other's work.A menudo la maestra hacía que los estudiantes se hicieran la crítica de sus trabajos entre ellos.
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