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Etymology

From Middle French reveue (French: revue), feminine past participle of reveeir (French: revoir), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] revidere.

Noun

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review

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  1. A second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact.
    I need to make a review of the book before I can understand it.
  2. An account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work.
    The newspaper review was full of praise for the play.
  3. A judicial reassessment of a case or an event.
    The victims demanded a full judical review of the case.
  4. A stage show made up of sketches etc.
    The Cambridge Footlights Review launched many Monty Python faces.
  5. A survey of the available items or material.
    The magazine contained a review of Paris restaurants.
  6. A periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field.
    The Times Literary Review is published in London.
  7. A military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs.
    The troops assembled for a review by the Queen.
  8. A forensic inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code.
    The regulators demanded a review against NYSE practices.

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Verb

Infinitive
to review

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to review (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (obsolete) To see again.
  2. (obsolete) To look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.
  3. To survey; to look broadly over.
    Before I tackle the question directly, I must briefly review historical approaches to the problem.
  4. To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review.
    The critic reviews every new play in London.

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