how to pronounce criterion


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criterion is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of criterion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… god alone is the criterion by which good …”

meaning of criterion

Criterion is a standard or measure of quality.

criterion frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word criterion occurs in english on average 2.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics criterion can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that criterion can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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