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Definition

[n] a second (or subsequent) examination
[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"
[n] practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory
[n] (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)
[n] a new appraisal or evaluation
[n] an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
[n] a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
[n] a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art
[n] a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians
[n] (accounting) an accounting service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data
[v] study anew, as for a test
[v] look at again; examine again
[v] look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc.); remember; "she reviewed her achievements with pride"
[v] hold a review (of troops)
[v] refresh one's memory
[v] appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance"

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