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Her father was a very critical man.
He gave a highly critical speech.
People have been critical of the way she has handled the affair.
Classroom practice is a critical factor in children’s learning.
What happens in the next few days is critical to our success.
an issue that is of critical importance to the party
Several of the passengers are still critical.
It wasn’t the critical success they had hoped for.
Her latest show has won much critical acclaim.
In his book, Laurence takes a critical look at modern life.
This is the American English definition of critical. View British English definition of critical.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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