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Definition of "critique" []

  • A critical review or commentary, especially one dealing with works of art or literature. (noun)
  • A critical discussion of a specified topic. (noun)
  • The art of criticism. (noun)
  • Usage Problem To review or discuss critically. (verb-transitive)
  • A critical essay or commentary, esp on artistic work (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act or art of criticizing (noun)

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Use "critique" in a sentence
  • "Missing from your critique is any acknowledgement that Obama could have followed your suggestion to the letter and got absolutely nothing for his troubles."
  • "Re brewmn at 47: Missing from your critique is any acknowledgement that Obama could have followed your suggestion to the letter and got absolutely nothing for his troubles."
  • "With the distance of five years and newly remastered, stunning HD transfers (looking especially eye-popping on Blu-ray), Park Chan-wook's bizarre and curiously cathartic revenge trilogy, which he calls a critique of the class system, is starting to shape up as one of the last decade's major works."