Definition of 'critical'
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His recordings enjoyed wide critical acclaim and he was held in high regard by his fellow musicians. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Such success is critical in a world where energy demand continues to soar. The Sun (2010)The operation is reaching a critical point. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Where you sleep in between your climbing endeavours is of critical importance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is a critical system for immigration and crime issues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is a highly monitored and critical and testing environment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The critical mass was also evident in the thunderous singing. Christianity Today (2000)It was fight and hunger to win that saw us take the critical moments. The Sun (2013)They seized upon management as the central force and the critical factor. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)All five judges were critical of this conduct. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Only when the situation is critical do they seek help. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This was another feature of industrial capitalism that led him to be extremely critical of it. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)Two adults were in a critical condition. The Sun (2012)He has also sold more than a billion records around the world to mass critical acclaim. The Sun (2009)It is innovative and a rare critical success for the channel. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The critical point was the particular vulnerability of the individuals. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is of critical importance in identifying training needs. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)In fact many of them are highly critical of the country. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Such information has also made critical contributions to medical research. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was a critical gesture at a critical moment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The critical factor was the fact that the first defendant was employed by the club. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Employment and job situation are critical factors in this. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)Three other survivors were said to be in a critical condition. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In many cases the critical technologies and systems already exist but have yet to be deployed on the necessary scale. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'critical'
British English: critical /ˈkrɪtɪkl/ ADJECTIVE
A critical time or situation is extremely important.
He fell ill at a critical point in the campaign.
- American English: critical
- Arabic: اِنْتِقادِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: crítico
- Chinese: 危急的
- Croatian: kritičan
- Czech: kritický
- Danish: kritisk
- Dutch: kritiek
- European Spanish: crítico
- Finnish: kriittinen
- French: critique
- German: kritisch
- Greek: κρίσιμος
- Italian: critico
- Japanese: 重大な
- Korean: 중대한
- Norwegian: kritisk
- Polish: krytyczny
- European Portuguese: crítico
- Romanian: critic
- Russian: критический
- Spanish: crítico relativo a la crisis
- Swedish: kritisk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับการวิจารณ์
- Turkish: kritik
- Ukrainian: критичний
- Vietnamese: then chốt
Definition of critical from the Collins English Dictionary
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