Criterion

Definition of Criterion

Cri`te´ri`on   Pronunciation: kr?-t?´r?-?n
n.1.A standard of judging; any approved or established rule or test, by which facts, principles opinions, and conduct are tried in forming a correct judgment respecting them.
Of the diseases of the mind there is no criterion.
- Donne.
Inferences founded on such enduring criteria.
- Sir G. C. Lewis.

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