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“Criticize” or “Criticise”

Language

Criticize and criticise are both English terms.

Usage

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.

Examples

Below, we provide some examples of when to use criticize or criticise with sample sentences.

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Examples in Context

Examples of “criticize”

  • Environmental groups criticize the standard for not
  • find errors of fact, they criticize Sinclair's interpretation as oversimplified:
  • the popular SEO site SEOBook.com criticize Google's use of paid
  • Ministry of Foreign affairs to criticize its recent Human Rights
  • He did however criticize the songwriting as formulaic,
  • presence on the show to criticize the Federal Emergency Management
  • it as a means to criticize the British rule through
  • we see an attempt to criticize society using the language
  • tone while, nonetheless, continuing to criticize the difficulties that youth
  • Others however criticize the Golden Liberty, pointing

Examples of “criticise”

  • She did criticise the decision to remove
  • his career was loath to criticise it.
  • has led some authors to criticise moral suasion as immoral,
  • He was allowed to criticise decisions of the emperors.
  • Marx used the expression to criticise the vision of Sergey
  • opponent took the chance to criticise Gunn for his use
  • should have full liberty to criticise and praise or condemn
  • Aiséirí remained strong, continuing to criticise the Irish government's language
  • a journal which continued to criticise the stove for its
  • she might also intend to criticise someone who should have


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