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1.
A standard of measurement or judgement.
In choosing a design for the new taxicabs, reliability will be our main criteria.
by Larstait November 10, 2003
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2.
Standards (plural) of measurement or judgement. Often (see previous definition) confused with its singular form 'criterion'.
In choosing a design for the new taxicabs, reliability and aesthetics will be our main criteria.
by jeff yates June 21, 2005
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