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  1. criteria(Noun)

    A single criterion.

  2. Origin: The plural form of criterion, formed according to the -ον → -α pluralisation pattern.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Criteria

    of Criterion


  1. Criteria

    Criteria is an indie rock band from Omaha, Nebraska, formed in 2003 when ex-Cursive founding member Steve Pedersen returned to his hometown after graduating from the Duke University School of Law. He spent six months in a friend's basement where he wrote all ten songs for his new project's debut album. He recruited the help of some old friends, A.J. Mogis on bass guitar, Aaron Druery on guitar, and Mike Sweeney of Beep Beep on drums. Their first album, En Garde, was released on his previous band's label, Initial Records. Steve Pedersen eventually got a day job as a lawyer, making it hard for the band to go on tour to promote their new album. Initial Records went bankrupt about a year after, leaving Criteria without a label. Saddle Creek Records took their longtime friend in and put out three releases in 2005. The first was a re-release of the overlooked and underrated En Garde, their new single, "Prevent the World," and their second full-length, When We Break. After being moved into Saddle Creek, Pedersen quit his day job to spend full time making music and touring. Criteria has performed with bands such as Cursive, The Fall of Troy, Thunderbirds are Now!, Statistics, Poison the Well, Rahim (band), and Minus the Bear.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'criteria' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2734

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'criteria' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1851


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of criteria in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of criteria in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Jeffrey Swanson:

    Criteria for becoming a prohibited person needs to map onto risk, we need to mix criteria to make it more about contemporaneous indicators of risk.

  2. Danilo Astori:

    Macroeconomic policy will continue under the same criteria that we have had over the last 10 years, we will act with discipline and rigor to control the inflationary pressures that the country still has.

  3. Barack Obama:

    What I'm describing is accountability, a common-sense, middle-ground approach, If you meet the criteria, you can come out of the shadows and get right with the law. If you're a criminal, you'll be deported.

  4. Martin Eyears:

    My criteria for collection are a significant history, original condition, American origin whenever possible, and beauty. At the time of purchase, in 2001, the only car that I didn't have that fit all those criteria was the Cobra Daytona Coupe, so I really wanted it very badly.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    The criteria is very straightforward: 'Is this particular country considered a state sponsor of terrorism,' not, 'do we agree with them on everything,' those standards, those criteria are the ones that are going to be measured against the current activities of the Cuban government.

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