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noun [countable]     critic pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    someone whose job is to write or broadcast their opinions about things such as books, movies, or plays

    Michael is the paper’s literary critic.

  2. 2
    someone who does not like something and states their opinion about it
    critic of:

    She has been the strongest critic of the government’s tax proposals.

  3. 3
    Canadian a member of an opposition party whose job is to follow and comment on a particular government ministry

    The Conservative immigration critic, Tony Clement, described the decision to bar Kooner from entering the U.S. as "absurd and ridiculous."

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary from United Kingdom on 07/03/2017


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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