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verb review pronunciation in British English /rɪˈvjuː/
Word Forms
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. 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. 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 exhibition etc
    The paper’s music critic reviewed the production and was overwhelmed by its beauty.
  3. 5
    [intransitive/transitive] American to revise for an examination


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