Definition of 'critic'
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She is a fierce critic of the team - and now claims they are leaning on her son in a bid to control her. The Sun (2016)Throughout their long and distinguished careers, critics often claimed the two talismanic England midfielders could not play alongside each other for their country. The Sun (2016)Yet against internal critics he was often impotent. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Industry critics say the problem stems from the changing model of online book retailing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Some are surely just about music critics showing off. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Where are their fiercest critics when humane help is wanted? The Sun (2013)These critics often live comparatively charmed lives in security and comfort. The Sun (2007)The procedure has led to fierce opposition from critics of the camp. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Or have his critics often missed the point? Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)Early efforts were sniffed at by critics and often unloved by fans. The Sun (2013)Her life as a distinguished art critic and writer and as an influential politician seemed to be over. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)His performance did little to appease the government 's critics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When she talked about films at home, her parents suggested she should become a film critic. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Critics say the Government should have been more selective in its controls. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is the industry's most aggressive attempt in years to challenge its animal welfare critics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Like his son he was also a journalist, writing as a music critic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Having once shunned movie houses, today we are film critics. Christianity Today (2000)Critics panned the Government for failing to do enough to keep the business. The Sun (2011) Industry critics say it is likely the Trust will now be replaced. The Sun (2015)But he's nervous the music critics might give him a hard time. The Sun (2014)He was also a fierce critic of what he saw as expenses fiddling by his fellow MEPs. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At the time Titanic had the biggest budget of any film made and critics were predicting a huge flop. The Sun (2012)Judged by a fastidious panel of music critics, it is the most prestigious award in the music industry calendar. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Other critics said western governments should not be involved in Middle Eastern regime change. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Critics say the industry builds fewer houses than it could to keep prices - and profits - high. The Sun (2013)One comment that struck me as expressing a widely held view rather well was penned by the theatre critic of the Daily Mail. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: critic /ˈkrɪtɪk/ NOUN
A critic is a person who writes reviews and expresses opinions about books, films, music, and art.
He was a film critic for a daily newspaper.
- American English: critic
- Arabic: نَاقِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: crítico
- Chinese: 批评家
- Croatian: kritičar
- Czech: kritik
- Danish: kritiker
- Dutch: criticus
- European Spanish: crítico
- Finnish: kriitikko
- French: critique
- German: Kritiker
- Greek: κριτικός
- Italian: critico
- Japanese: 批評家
- Korean: 비평가
- Norwegian: anmelder
- Polish: krytyk
- European Portuguese: crítico
- Romanian: critic
- Russian: критик
- Spanish: crítico comentarista
- Swedish: kritiker
- Thai: นักวิจารณ์
- Turkish: eleştirmen
- Ukrainian: критик
- Vietnamese: nhà phê bình
Definition of critic from the Collins English Dictionary
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