Meaning of CRITERION in English

CRITERION

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ sole

▪ basic , main , primary ( esp. AmE )

▪ strict , stringent

▪ objective

▪ admission , eligibility , inclusion , selection

… OF CRITERIA

▪ range , set

VERB + CRITERION

▪ fit , fulfil/fulfill , meet , satisfy

She failed to meet the stringent selection criteria.

▪ define , develop , establish , lay down ( BrE ), lay out ( AmE ), set

▪ adopt , apply , use

The other groups agreed to adopt our criteria.

PREPOSITION

▪ according to a/the ~

Team members will be selected according to strict criteria.

▪ by a/the ~

By this ~, very few people are suitable.

▪ ~ for

The report lays down criteria for disciplining staff.

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