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Middle English , reveue borrowing from Old French , reveue (Modern French: revue ), feminine form of revue , past participle of revu (French: revoir ), from revoir Latin , from revideō + re- videō ( “ see, observe ” ) (English: ). Equivalent to video + re- . Compare view . retrospect
review ( plural ) reviews
A second or
subsequent reading of a text or artifact in an attempt to gain new insights.
I need to make a review of the book before I can understand it. 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.
( law ) A judicial reassessment of a case or an event.
The victims demanded a full judicial review of the case. A
stage show made up of sketches etc.
The Cambridge Footlights Review launched many Monty Python faces. A
survey of the available items or material.
The magazine contained a review of Paris restaurants. A
periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field.
The Times Literary Review is published in London. A military
inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs.
The troops assembled for a review by the Queen. A forensic
inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code.
The regulators demanded a review against NYSE practices.
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second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact
account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work
judicial reassessment of a case or an event
stage show made up of sketches
survey of the available items or material
periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field
military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs
forensic inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code
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, (please verify) 復查 , (please verify) 評論 (zh) , (please verify) 回顧 (zh) , (please verify) 檢閲 (please verify) 復習 (zh) Dutch:
, (please verify) controle (nl) (please verify) recensie (nl) German:
( 1 ) , (please verify) Überarbeitung f ( 2,4 ) , (please verify) Überprüfung (de) f ( 3 ) , (please verify) Rezension (de) f ( 8 ) (please verify) Truppenschau f Serbo-Croatian:
, (please verify) pregled , (please verify) prikaz , (please verify) spis (please verify) pis Spanish:
, (please verify) crítica (es) f , (please verify) repaso m , (please verify) reseña f , (please verify) revisión (es) f (please verify) revista (es) f
review ( third-person singular simple present , reviews present participle , reviewing simple past and past participle ) reviewed
survey; to look broadly over.
Before I tackle the question directly, I must briefly review historical approaches to the problem. To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review.
The critic reviews every new play in London.
2014 December 23, David E. Sanger, “Countering cyberattacks without a playbook [print version: A cyberwar with no playbook, International New York Times, 26 December 2014, p. 18]”, in The New York Times : 
[… ] " The Interview," a crude and poorly reviewed comedy about a C.I.A. effort to hire two bumbling journalists to knock off Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader [… ] To look back over in order to
correct or edit; to revise.
( obsolete ) To view or see again; to look back on.
1610–11, William Shakespeare, , act IV, scene iv, in The Winter’s Tale The Works of Mr. William Shakeſpear ; in Eight Volumes, volume II (1709), page 954:
Cam[ illo] What I do next, ſhall be next to tell the King // Of this Eſcape, and whither they are bound: // Wherein my hope is, I ſhall ſo prevail, // To force him after: in whoſe company // I ſhall review Sicilia; for whoſe ſight, // I have a Woman’s Longing.
( obsolete ) To retrace; to go over again.
1726, Alexander Pope (translator), Homer (author), , book III, lines 127–128, in Odyssey The Odyſſey of Homer, volume I (1760), page 113:
Shall I the long, laborious ſcene
review, // And open all the wounds of Greece anew?
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to look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.
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