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criterion

Philosophy a defining characteristic of something
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1. A standard or rule on which a decision or judgment may be based, forming the basis for the establishment of acceptable limits of environmental conditions in buildings.
2. An established code, measure, norm, or rule upon which a decision may be based.
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Previous criteria stated that Fitch could apply a maximum of one notch of uplift for recovery prospects to class B certificates but only if recovery was expected to be at least 115% of the outstanding principal when applying 'BB' level value stresses.
Development of Classification Criteria in Idiopathic Inflammatory Myopathy
"In our data, specificity of the 2017 criteria was significantly lower than for the 2010 criteria," Roos M.
O'Brien, M.D., from Northwestern University in Chicago, and colleagues compared the performance of limited screening and expanded screening criteria recommended by the U.S.
Presenting the results at the World Congress of Pediatric Dermatology, Jeremy Udkoff noted that the first AD diagnostic guidelines were published in 1980, the so-called "Hanifin-Rajka criteria" (Acta Derm Venereol Suppl [Stockh], 1980;92:44-7).
COAs are ranked based on various criteria and for each criterion are assigned numerical "places" of 1 through the number of COAs that exist, with 1 being assigned to the most desirable COA for a particular criterion.
"We intend to publish final criteria linked to all six RFCs this year--with a target of publishing in the second week of December.
This is the first population-based study in the United States to look at what effect the updated ASD criteria in the DSM-5 might have on estimates of the number of children with ASD.
Only 35% of a sample of children diagnosed with ASD before age 3 based on DSM-IV criteria retained the diagnosis under DSM-5 criteria.
(3) Each laboratory has its own criteria about when to perform manual smear review following automated blood count analysis.
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In this study, we used the criteria developed by Homer and colleagues (2005), Gersten and colleagues (2005), and the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC, 2008; Kratochwill et al., 2010) to evaluate the research base on repeated reading.