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noun [countable] [usually plural] criterion pronunciation in British English /kraɪˈtɪəriən/
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  1. a standard that is used for judging something or for making a decision about something
    fulfil/meet/satisfy a criterion:

    Everyone whose qualifications meet our criteria will be considered.

    criterion for:

    What criteria do you have for selecting patients for treatment?

 

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