In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(norma, principio)criteriontenemos que unificar criterios — we have to agree on our criteria
- no se pueden aplicar los mismos criterios a los dos grupos — the same criteria cannot be applied to both groups
- con ese criterio también se podría afirmar que … — by the same criterion / token one could also say that …
2(capacidad para juzgar, discernir)discernment formaljudgment EEUUjudgement Britanicoes una persona de buen criterio — she is a person of sound judgment
- usa tu propio criterio — use your own judgment
- eso lo dejo a tu criterio — I'll leave that for you to decide
3(opinión, juicio)opinionno comparto tu criterio — I don't share your opinion
- su criterio es que … — he is of the view / opinion that …
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