Criticize and criticise are both English terms.
Criticize is predominantly used in 🇺🇸 American English (
en-US) while criticise is predominantly used in 🇬🇧 British English (
en-GB). Of course, there are other varieties of English that may use one versus the other.
Below, we provide some examples of when to use criticize or criticise with sample sentences.
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