an article or essay criticizing a literary or other work; detailed evaluation; review.
a criticism or critical comment on some problem, subject, etc.
the art or practice of criticism.
verb (used with object), critiqued, critiquing.
to review or analyze critically.

1695–1705; < French < Greek kritikḗ the art of criticism, noun use of feminine of kritikós critical, skilled in judging; replacing critic

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critique (krɪˈtiːk)
1.  a critical essay or commentary, esp on artistic work
2.  the act or art of criticizing
[C17: from French, from Greek kritikē, from kritikos able to discern]

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Word Origin & History

1702, restored Fr. spelling of 17c. critick "art of criticism" (see critic).
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Example sentences
The powers that be could pretend they didn't know a nobleman was stooping to
  farce and, worse, critiquing his peers.
Others specialized in critiquing mainstream media coverage of science.
Again, it appears that you are mocking rather than critiquing.
Buller gets many things wrong in that article, including the entire scientific
  agenda of the field he is critiquing.
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