Every credit card company has its own acceptance criteria that you must meet to qualify for one of its cards. For example, you may have to earn over a certain amount, or they may expect you to have a good credit rating. http://www.thinkmoney.com/credit-cards/glossary-of-terms/
Numerical limits, ranges, or other criteria for the tests described.
Pre-established standards or requirements a product or project must meet.
Minimum standards for the content of programs, plans, procedures, and designs required by a specification for the performance of a contract. Acceptance Criteria is the basis for judging the responsiveness of a contractor's program and is used as a basis for suspending work, if necessary. [SSPC
The criteria a software product must meet to successfully complete a test phase or meet delivery requirements.
The product specifications and acceptance/rejection criteria, such as acceptable quality level and unacceptable quality level, with an associated sampling plan, that are necessary for making a decision to accept or reject a lot or batch (or any other convenient subgroups of manufactured units). [From §210.3(b)(20)
Numerical limits, ranges, or other criteria for the test described.
Numerical limits, ranges, or other suitable measures for acceptance of the results of analytical procedures.
The standards a product or process must meet to successfully complete a test phase or to meet delivery requirements.