Etymology
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critique (n.)

"critical examination or review of the merits of something," 1702, restored French spelling of 17c. critick "art of criticism" (see critic), ultimately from Greek kritikē tekhnē "the critical art." As a verb, "to write or deliver a critique," 1751. Related: Critiqued; critiquing.

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Definitions of critique
1
critique (n.)
an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play);
Synonyms: review / critical review / review article
critique (n.)
a serious examination and judgment of something;
Synonyms: criticism
2
critique (v.)
appraise critically;
Please critique this performance
Synonyms: review
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