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  1. criterianoun

    A single criterion.

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

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  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. criteria

    A set of rules to assess.

    Unity government criteria was accurate and specific.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 6, 2020  

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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

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  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. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    Turkey will be supporting any initiative for a political solution in Syria, except the only criteria we want is that the moderate opposition should be represented by their own will and initiative. There should not be any representation of terrorist groups around the table, some circles, including Russia, they want to spoil the opposition side, putting some other elements in the opposition side like the YPG, which has been collaborating with the regime and attacking the moderate opposition.

  2. Emily Bridges:

    In that time, I have provided both British Cycling and The UCI with medical evidence that I meet the eligibility criteria for transgender female cyclists, including that my testosterone limit has been far below the limit prescribed by the regulations for the last 12 months.

  3. Peter Buffett:

    We never thought about an inheritance. We never assumed we would be getting anything at any time and we weren't bitter or thinking that we should for some reason, we just grew up in a house where you work hard and you make your way in life and hopefully you have a well-lived life based on all sorts of criteria.

  4. President Biden:

    The reason why it’s important that she go down [is] she’s now set up the criteria, having spoken with the president of Mexico and Guatemala [and] visited the region, to know what we need to do.

  5. Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall:

    The requirement is more than 50 percent ownership, and there is also a possibility of control being a criteria, and it does not appear so far that either of that have been met.

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