Requirements vs Criterion - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between requirements and criterion

is that requirements is while criterion is a standard or test by which individual things or people may be compared and judged.

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requirements

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Noun

(head)
  • criterion

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (nonstandard) * criterium

    Noun

    (criteria)
  • A standard or test by which individual things or people may be compared and judged.
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    Usage notes

    * The plural form criterions also exists, but is much less common. * The form criteria is sometimes used as a nonstandard singular form (as in a criteria'', ''this criteria , and so on), with corresponding plural form criterias. In this use, it sometimes means “a single criterion”, sometimes “a set of criteria”.