Criterion or criteria

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Criterion or criteria

Post by sallyaross » Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:50 am

Hi all. I wonder if you could help me with a brain freeze! Is it "...the second and third criterion" or "the second and third criteria"?

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Re: Criterion or criteria

Post by Alan » Wed Jul 24, 2013 3:33 am

Criteria (plural).