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Not only that, he drew a polygon with the fewest possible sides that met these criteria.

Employees who meet certain eligibility criteria could receive as much as 600 hours — 15 work weeks — of extra leave time to be paid from a $570 million fund that the bill would create.

Those criteria are the product of decades of field studies, through which scientists have amassed a vast reference dataset of fossil structures, against which researchers can compare and evaluate any new discoveries.

Data can help point us to places where policing practices look the most problematic by these criteria.

Participants were all over the age of 18, hadn't received other vaccinations recently, weren't pregnant or drug users, and met a number of other criteria.

There was never any one criterion for how every trombone or tenor saxophone or singer should sound.

Twenty years ago, I wrote a critique/appreciation of JM Keynes for the New Criterion.

But we have excluded cases in which there were three fatalities and the shooter also died, per the previous criterion.

According to this criterion, Arab citizens, affiliated with the Palestinian people, inevitably lose out.

He lost on just one criterion, by a landslide 81 points to 18.

Jamie Boswell contended that cookery was the criterion of reason; for that no animal but man did cook.

This story was a favourite with Abershawe: it afforded him a reliable criterion of his unholy prowess.

The public seemed to be in that enthusiastic mood which is the true criterion of the success of a work.

But the nimbus was not worn at all at this early period; such a criterion is therefore inadmissible.

The position of the loads which gives the greatest moment at C may be settled by the criterion given above.


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On this page you'll find 76 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to criterion, such as: benchmark, norm, precedent, principle, proof, and touchstone.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.