Meaning of REVIEW in English


Pronunciation: ri- ' vyü

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English reveue, from Middle French, from feminine past participle of revoir to see again, reexamine, from Old French reveoir, from re- + veoir, veeir to see ― more at VIEW

Date: 15th century

1 a : a formal military inspection b : a military ceremony honoring a person or an event


3 : a general survey (as of the events of a period)

4 : an act or the process of reviewing

5 : judicial reexamination (as of the proceedings of a lower tribunal by a higher)

6 a : a critical evaluation (as of a book or play) b : a magazine devoted chiefly to reviews and essays

7 a : a retrospective view or survey (as of one's life) b (1) : renewed study of material previously studied (2) : an exercise facilitating such study


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