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acritical

[ey-krit-i-kuh l] /eɪˈkrɪt ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
not critical.
2.
Medicine/Medical. (of a disease) not showing a crisis.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; a-6 + critical
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Examples for acritical
  • Agricultural lands play acritical role in this effort.
  • It is, as political geographers say, acritical borderland.
acritical in Medicine

acritical a·crit·i·cal (ā-krĭt'ĭ-kəl, ə-krĭt'-)
adj.

  1. Not critical; not marked by crisis.

  2. Indeterminate, especially concerning prognosis.

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