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crit·i·cal

 (krĭt′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Judging severely and finding fault: a writer who is very critical of the government's foreign policy.
2.
a. Relating to or characterized by criticism; reflecting careful analysis and judgment: a critical appreciation of the filmmaker's work.
b. Of, relating to, or characteristic of critics: a play that received great critical acclaim.
c. Including scholarly commentary and interpretation: a critical edition of Poe's stories.
3.
a. Forming or having the nature of a turning point; crucial or decisive: a critical point in the campaign. See Synonyms at decisive.
b. Medicine Being or relating to a grave physical condition, especially of a patient.
c. Being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency: a critical shortage of food.
4. Extremely important or essential: a critical element of the plan; a second income that is critical to the family's well-being. See Synonyms at indispensable.
5. Mathematics Of or relating to a point at which a curve has a horizontal tangent line, as at a maximum or minimum.
6. Chemistry & Physics Of or relating to the value of a measurement, such as temperature, at which an abrupt change in a quality, property, or state occurs: A critical temperature of water is 100°C, its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure.
7. Physics Capable of sustaining a nuclear chain reaction: The reactor has gone critical.

crit′i·cal·ly adv.
crit′i·cal·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.critically - in a critical manner; "this must be examined critically"
uncritically - in an uncritical manner; "he accepted her decisions uncritically"
Translations
بِصورَة إنْتِقادِيَّه، بِصورَة حَرِجَـه
kriticky
kritisk
kritikusanválságos állapotban
á gagnrÿninn hátt
kriticky
kritično
ağırciddîeleştirici bir şekilde

critically

[ˈkrɪtɪkəlɪ] ADV
1. (= crucially) critically importantcrucial
2. (Med) [ill, injured] → gravemente, de gravedad
3. (= seriously) we are running critically low on food suppliesnuestras provisiones de alimentos están quedando reducidas a unos niveles críticos
4. (= disparagingly) [speak, say] → con desaprobación, en tono de crítica
5. (= analytically) [study, examine, watch] → con ojo crítico, críticamente
6. (Cine, Literat, Mus, Theat) the band's critically acclaimed new albumel nuevo disco del grupo, aclamado por la crítica
his first two books were critically acclaimedsus dos primeros libros tuvieron muy buena acogida por parte de la crítica

critically

[ˈkrɪtɪkli] adv
(= crucially) to be critically important → être d'une importance capitale, être d'une importance cruciale
(= with disapproval) [speak] → sévèrement
(= analytically) [examine] → d'un œil critique; [think] → en critique
(by reviewers) critically acclaimed → acclamé(e) par la critique
(= acutely) [ill, injured, wounded] → gravement
critically ill → gravement malade
a critically endangered species → une espèce en danger d'extinctioncritical mass n
(PHYSICS)masse f critique
(fig)masse f critique, seuil m critique
to reach critical mass → atteindre la masse critique

critically

adv
(= finding fault)kritisch
illschwer
(= crucially) to be critically importantvon entscheidender Bedeutung sein
(Art, Liter etc) critically acclaimedin den Kritiken gelobt

critically

[ˈkrɪtɪklɪ] advcriticamente
to be critically ill → versare in gravi condizioni, essere gravemente malato/a

critic

(ˈkritik) noun
1. a person who judges or comments on books, art etc. He is the book critic for the local newspaper.
2. a person who finds fault. His critics would say that he is unsuitable for the job.
ˈcritical adjective
1. judging and analysing. He has written several critical works on Shakespeare.
2. fault-finding. He tends to be critical of his children.
3. of, at or having the nature of, a crisis; very serious. a critical shortage of food; After the accident, his condition was critical.
ˈcritically adverb
ˈcriticize, ˈcriticise (-saiz) verb
1. to find fault (with). He's always criticizing her.
2. to give an opinion of or judgement on a book etc.
ˈcriticism noun
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