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verb     revise pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlerevising
past tenserevised
past participlerevised
  1. 2
    [transitive] to change, improve, or make additions to something such as a book, law, or piece of writing

    The text has been revised and published in a new edition.

  2. 3
    [transitive] to change the way that you do something

    If you want my advice, you should revise your security arrangements.

  3. 4
    [intransitive/transitive] British to read and learn information that you have studied in order to prepare for an examination. The American word is review

    Have you revised the work we did last term?

    revise for:

    I have to revise for my Spanish test tomorrow.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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