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Dictionary definition for: Review

1. (n) a new appraisal or evaluation

2. (v) look at again; examine again; "let''s review your situation"

3. (n) an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)

4. (v) appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times" "Please critique this performance"

5. (n) a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment

6. (v) hold a review (of troops)

7. (n) (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data

8. (v) refresh one''s memory; "I reviewed the material before the test"

9. (n) a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians

10. (v) look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc.) remember; "she reviewed her achievements with pride"

11. (n) a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art

12. (n) a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

13. (n) (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)

14. (n) practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory

15. (n) a formal or official examination; "the platoon stood ready for review" "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"

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