critic · noun C /ˈkrɪt̬.ɪk/Full view
Nouns: critic, criticism
Adjectives: critical
Verbs: criticize
Adverbs: critically
critic (ARTS)
B2 someone whose job is to give their opinion about something, especially movies, books, music, etc.
Dictionary examples:

a film/theater/music critic

The play has been well received by the critics.

Learner example:

"The Blind Owl" - his masterpiece - is a surrealistic novella which has amused critics and ordinary readers for years. (First Certificate in English; B2; Farsi)

critic (NOT APPROVE)
C1 someone who says that they do not approve of someone or something
Dictionary example:

an outspoken critic of the government

Learner example:

I am not a critic of modern technology and I am not among those people who have pessimistic id[e]as about it. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Russian)

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