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review

noun

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1 a usually critical look at a past event
  • a review of yesterday's football game gave us a lot of good ideas on how to improve for the next one

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2 a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition
  • took the car to her mechanic for a complete mechanical review before she decided to sell it

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3 a publication that appears at regular intervals
  • had his poetry published in a literary review

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4 an essay evaluating or analyzing something
  • a harsh movie review of an expected summer blockbuster

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5 the act, process, or result of making different
  • the company decided that the 100-year-old office building could use a review

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review

verb

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1 to consider again especially with the possibility of change or reversal
  • since we can't follow that plan, we'll have to review our options and decide on something else

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2 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition)
  • a consultant was brought in to review our security procedures

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The first known use of review was in the 15th century

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“Review.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/review. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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