Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday Tip: Criterion or Criteria?

Over the next few weeks, I'm going to be posting about some common words that can be confusing.

Criterion is a standard. 

The main criterion for joining the country clue is one's ability to pay the annual fee.

Criteria is the plural form of criterion. Criteria are two or more standards. 

When she saw the criteria for getting into Harvard, she decided to attend a local university instead.

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