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verb review pronunciation in American English /rɪˈvju/
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present tense
present participlereviewing
past tensereviewed
past participlereviewed
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  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. b.
      American to examine a piece of writing in order to find and correct mistakes

      Don’t forget to review your work.

  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.



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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