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    #1

    Question them or which?

    The choice of the English equivalents should be based on a number of criteria. The most important of which/them is what we may call usage .
    Which one would you rather opt for?

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    #2

    Re: them or which?

    The choice of the English equivalents should be based on a number of criteria, of which the most important is what we may call usage.

    or

    The choice of the English equivalents should be based on a number of criteria, the most important of which is what we may call usage.

    or

    The choice of the English equivalents should be based on a number of criteria. The most important of them is what we may call usage.

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    #3

    Re: them or which?

    I completely agree.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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