v. To have a product or service validated or rejected within a social group by receiving the approval or disapproval of objective and infuential critics or commentators.

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"In the same way that movies are increasingly judged according to the opinions of influential critics such as Siskel and Ebert, other cultural artifacts are also 'sisbertized' by 'thumbs up' or 'thumbs down' judgements from the appropriate experts and commentators."

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