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verb review pronunciation in American English /rɪˈvju/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyreview
he/she/itreviews
present participlereviewing
past tensereviewed
past participlereviewed
  1. 1
    [transitive] to study or examine a situation, policy, or idea again in order to decide whether it is suitable or satisfactory

    The progress of each child must be regularly reviewed.

    1. a.
      to examine all the information that is relevant to a situation or subject

      After reviewing the evidence, the grand jury decided to discuss the case.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to write an article giving your opinion of a play, book, art exhibit, etc.

    The paper's music critic reviewed the production and was overwhelmed by its beauty.

  3. 3
    [intransitive/transitive] American to study your notes and course information again in order to prepare for a test. The British word is revise

    We spent most of the class reviewing for the test.

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