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Definition of "criterion" []

  • A standard, rule, or test on which a judgment or decision can be based. See Synonyms at standard. (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.

Use "criterion" in a sentence
  • "If we try to apply Dedekind's definition as a criterion for determining whether a given set is infinite by establishing a 1-1 correspondence between two inductive rules for generating “infinite extensions,” one of which is an “extensional subset” of the other, we can't possibly learn anything we didn't already know when we applied the ˜criterion™ to two inductive rules."
  • "Thanks, J.D. Yeah, I think your criterion is a good one."
  • "I will attempt to redeem myself (maybe) by guessing that the criterion is their longevity."
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