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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Critique  \Cri*tique"\,  v.  t.  [Cf.  {Critic},  v.] 
  To  criticise  or  pass  judgment  upon  [Obs.]  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Critique  \Cri*tique"\  (kr?-t?k"),  n.  [F.  critique,  f.,  fr  Gr 
  ????  (sc.  ????)  the  critical  art,  from  ?????.  See  {Critic}.] 
  1.  The  art  of  criticism.  [Written  also  {critic}.]  [R.] 
 
  2.  A  critical  examination  or  estimate  of  a  work  of  literature 
  or  art;  a  critical  dissertation  or  essay;  a  careful  and 
  through  analysis  of  any  subject;  a  criticism;  as  Kant's 
  ``Critique  of  Pure  Reason.'' 
 
  I  should  as  soon  expect  to  see  a  critique  on  the 
  poesy  of  a  ring  as  on  the  inscription  of  a  medal. 
  --Addison. 
 
  3.  A  critic;  one  who  criticises.  [Obs.] 
 
  A  question  among  critiques  in  the  ages  to  come 
  --Bp.  Lincoln. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  critique 
  n  1:  an  essay  or  article  that  gives  a  critical  evaluation  (as  of 
  a  book  or  play)  [syn:  {review},  {critical  review},  {review 
  article}] 
  2:  a  serious  examination  and  judgment  of  something 
  "constructive  criticism  is  always  appreciated"  [syn:  {criticism}] 
  v  :  appraise  critically;  "She  reviews  books  for  the  New  York 
  Times";  "Please  critique  this  performance"  [syn:  {review}] 




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