critic

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Singular
critic

Plural
critics

  1. (countable) A critic is someone whose job is to judge and report about the quality of something such as books, movies, wine, restaurants, etc.
    Every critic in New York was at the theatre for the opening.
    Washington Post film critic Hal Hinson has been writing about movies for over 20 years.
  2. (countable) A critic is someone who talks or writes about the problems with something.
    He is one of the most outspoken critics against the practice.
    Many critics argue that schools fail to teach children how to read.

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