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noun British English pronunciation: review /rɪˈvjuː/ 
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the process of studying or examining a situation, policy, or idea again in order to decide whether it is suitable or satisfactory
    review of:

    A review of all government policy affecting the environment was announced.

    undertake/conduct a review of something:

    The committee has agreed to undertake a review of the way in which public funds are being used.

    subject to review (=likely to be examined again):

    The decision is not subject to review.

    under review (=being examined again):

    Several aspects of prison practices are currently under review.

    1. a.
      the process of examining all the information that is relevant to a situation or subject
      review of:

      a thorough review of literature on vocational training

  2. 2
    [countable] an article in which someone gives their opinion of a play, book, art exhibition etc

    a review of a new Broadway musical

    rave reviews (=very good reviews):

    The film also won rave reviews in America.

  3. 4
    [countable] American a discussion of a particular subject that prepares you for a test

    Don't miss class tomorrow – we're having a review of chapters three and four.

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