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critical (a):
marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors and flaws
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a critical attitude
critical (a):
characterized by careful evaluation and judgment
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a critical reading.
a critical dissertation.
a critical analysis of Melville's writings
critical (a):
being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency
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a critical shortage of food.
a critical illness.
an illness at the critical stage
critical (a):
at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain a chain reaction
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a critical temperature of water is 100 degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric pressure.
critical mass.
go critical
critical (s):
forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis
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a critical point in the campaign.
the critical test

Related Words: decisive
critical (s):
urgently needed; absolutely necessary
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a critical element of the plan.
critical medical supplies.
vital for a healthy society.
of vital interest

Related Words: vital
critical (a):
of or involving or characteristic of critics or criticism
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critical acclaim
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Two heads are better than one

bir elin nesi var, iki elin sesi var.
It is always better to get the view of another than to rely entirely on one's own judgment.


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