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crit

[krit] /krɪt/
noun, Informal.
1.
a critic.
2.
3.
a critique.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; by shortening

crit.

1.
2.
3.
4.
criticized.
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British Dictionary definitions for crit

crit.

abbreviation
1.
critic
2.
criticism
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Word Origin and History for crit

shortening of criticism, from 1908; shortening of critical from 1957 (originally among nuclear physicists).

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Related Abbreviations for crit

crit.

  1. critic
  2. critical
  3. criticism
  4. criticized
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