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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. 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. 4
    [transitive] British if a doctor reviews someone, the doctor sees the person again in order to check what progress they have made
  4. 5
    [intransitive/transitive] American to revise for an examination

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