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Memoirs are often criticized for being excessively exhibitionist and insufficiently insightful. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)At the same time he is often criticized for undermining his creative gifts through political posturing. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)It is also criticized for its inability to react swiftly to transitory opportunities and to sponsor unconventional programs. INSIDE THE TORNADO: MARKETING STRATEGIES FROM SILICON VALLEY'S CUTTING EDGE (2001)The Act has been widely criticized on a number of grounds. Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)Those who try to get patients to understand how their own actions have contributed to illness are often criticized for "blaming the victim. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)Isn't it also interesting that these same pastors often criticize their own predecessors for behaving in a similar manner? Christianity Today (2000)He also criticized racial theories. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)It is often criticized for its aggressive behaviour towards visitors, and male dogs can get out of hand if not strictly controlled. Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)They would also criticize a lot, and it was especially those who were a bit shy who had to bear the brunt. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)
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British English: criticize /ˈkrɪtɪˌsaɪz/ VERB
If you criticize someone or something, you express your disapproval of them by saying what you think is wrong with them.
His mother rarely criticized him.
- American English: criticize
- Arabic: يَنْتَقِدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: criticar
- Chinese: 批评
- Croatian: kritizirati
- Czech: kritizovat
- Danish: kritisere
- Dutch: bekritiseren
- European Spanish: criticar
- Finnish: arvostella kritisoida
- French: critiquer
- German: kritisieren
- Greek: επικρίνω
- Italian: criticare
- Japanese: 批判する
- Korean: 비평하다
- Norwegian: kritisere
- Polish: skrytykować
- European Portuguese: criticar
- Romanian: a critica
- Russian: осуждать
- Spanish: criticar
- Swedish: kritisera
- Thai: วิจารณ์
- Turkish: eleştirmek
- Ukrainian: критикувати
- Vietnamese: phê phán
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