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Criteria Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    criteria See criterion
Criteria Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    criterion n
  1. a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated; "they set the measure for all subsequent work" [syn: standard, measure, touchstone]
  2. the ideal in terms of which something can be judged; "they live by the standards of their community" [syn: standard] [also: criteria (pl)]
Criteria Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Criterion \Cri*te"ri*on\ (kr?-t?"r?-?n), n.; pl. Criteria (-?), sometimes Criterions (-?nz). [Gr. ????? a means for judging, fr. ???? decider, judge, fr. ????? to separate. See Certain.] A standard of judging; any approved or established rule or test, by which facts, principles opinions, and conduct are tried in forming a correct judgment respecting them. Of the diseases of the mind there is no criterion. --Donne. Inferences founded on such enduring criteria. --Sir G. C. Lewis. Syn: Standard; measure; rule.
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  • Criteria Studios: Criteria Studios is a music- recording studio in Miami , Florida , started in 1958 by Mack Emerman Notable artists: A selected list of ...
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