Meaning of REVIEW in English

REVIEW

(~s, ~ing, ~ed)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

A ~ of a situation or system is its formal examination by people in authority. This is usually done in order to see whether it can be improved or corrected.

The president ordered a ~ of US economic aid to Jordan...

N-COUNT: oft N of n, also prep N

2.

If you ~ a situation or system, you consider it carefully to see what is wrong with it or how it could be improved.

The Prime Minister ~ed the situation with his Cabinet yesterday...

VERB: V n

3.

A ~ is a report in the media in which someone gives their opinion of something such as a new book or film.

We’ve never had a good ~ in the music press.

N-COUNT

4.

If someone ~s something such as a new book or film, they write a report or give a talk on television or radio in which they express their opinion of it.

Richard Coles ~s all of the latest video releases...

VERB: V n

5.

When you ~ for an examination, you read things again and make notes in order to be prepared for the examination. (AM)

Reviewing for exams gives you a chance to bring together all the individual parts of the course...

Review all the notes you need to cover for each course.

VERB: V for , V n

Review is also a noun. (in BRIT, use revise )

Begin by planning on three two-hour ~s with four chapters per session.

N-COUNT

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