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criteria
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Definition reference points against which things can be evaluated
  • We're considering five primary criteria as we compare job applicants.
criteria = reference points against which things can be evaluated
  • She said that academic achievement is the most important criterion for admission.
  • criterion = a reference point against which things can be evaluated
  • Our admissions criteria assure that you have an academic background that will enable you to be successful in our rigorous curriculum.
  • The selection of appropriate criteria is crucial to the success of any incentive program.
  • The Clean Water Act requires us to develop criteria for water quality that accurately reflect the latest scientific knowledge.
  • Nico replied gravely, "Having money isn't part of our admissions criteria; we fund our students out of research grants."
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • criteria = standards (reference points against which other things can be evaluated)
  • There were no objective criteria for deciding to put someone into seclusion.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • criteria = reference points against which things can be evaluated
  • Jurgis and Ona were very much in love ... and Jurgis judged everything by the criterion of its helping or hindering their union.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • criterion = reference point (against which other things can be evaluated)
  • criteria for membership
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • criteria = standards (reference points against which other things can be evaluated)
  • The Levy family met all criteria for being Fine Folks: they did the best they could with the sense they had, and they had been living on the same plot of ground in Maycomb for five generations.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • criteria = reference points against which things can be evaluated
  • But whether a teenager likes cigarettes enough to keep using them depends on a very different set of criteria.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • criteria = reference points against which something can be evaluated
  • If grades were the criteria, I would be in deep frigging dung.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • criteria = things that will be evaluated
  • The major criterion left untested is one we cannot test here;
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • criterion = a reference point against which things can be evaluated
  • But he had to admit, he thought Megan had gotten it right, and thankfully, she'd been able to meet a guy in New York who satisfied all her criteria.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • criteria = requirements (reference points against which things can be evaluated)
  • experience was the criterion that white editors used to hire them.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • criterion = reference point against which other things were evaluated
  • Anyone who looked more white folkish than herself was better than she was in her criteria,
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • criteria = reference points against which things can be evaluated
  • His job is not to wield power but to draw attention away from it. On those criteria Zaphod Beeblebrox is one of the most successful Presidents the Galaxy has ever had
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
  • criteria = points of evaluation
  • The car loan calculator lets you determine the payment for a hypothetical loan based on the criteria you specify.
  • That was my only criterion.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • What criterion ought one to adopt, in order to judge one's fellows?
    Marcel Proust  --  Swann's Way

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