Meaning of REVIEW in English

REVIEW

n. & v.

n. 1 a general survey or assessment of a subject or thing. 2 a retrospect or survey of the past. 3 revision or reconsideration (is under review). 4 a display and formal inspection of troops etc. 5 a published account or criticism of a book, play, etc. 6 a periodical publication with critical articles on current events, the arts, etc. 7 a second view.

v.tr. 1 survey or look back on. 2 reconsider or revise. 3 hold a review of (troops etc.). 4 write a review of (a book, play, etc.). 5 view again. court of review a court before which sentences etc. come for revision. reviewable adj. reviewal n. reviewer n.

[ obs. F reveue f. revoir (as RE-, voir see) ]

Concise Oxford English dictionary.      Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка.