review


review
{{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}}
noun
1 considering sth again
ADJECTIVE
careful, complete, comprehensive, detailed, extensive, full, full-scale (esp. BrE), fundamental (esp. BrE), in-depth, major, overall, systematic, thorough, wide-ranging
brief, quick, rapid, short
urgent (esp. BrE)
annual, periodic, regular

the government's annual policy review

constant, continuous
critical

The first chapter presents a critical review of the existing nursery education system.

government, independent, internal, judicial
peer

All papers submitted to the journal undergo a process of peer review.

literature
financial, performance, policy, rent (BrE)
pay (esp. BrE), salary
VERB + REVIEW
ask for, call for, seek

Greenpeace will seek a judicial review if a full public investigation is not held.

announce (esp. BrE), order
carry out (esp. BrE), complete, conduct, do, hold, perform, undertake
present, provide
REVIEW + VERB
take place
cover sth, deal with sth
conclude sth, indicate sth, propose sth, recommend sth, suggest sth
REVIEW + NOUN
board, body (esp. BrE), committee, group
process
PREPOSITION
under review

The matter is still under review.

up for review

These rules will soon be up for review.

The rent is up for review.

review by

a review by the court

2 report on a film/movie, restaurant, etc.
ADJECTIVE
enthusiastic, excellent, favourable/favorable, glowing, good, positive, rave, wonderful
bad, hostile, negative, poor, scathing

The show has good audience figures despite poor reviews in the press.

critical
mixed

The book received mixed reviews.

book, film (esp. BrE), movie (esp. AmE)
VERB + REVIEW
do, write

I'm doing a review for the local paper.

give sth
get, have, receive, win
post, publish
open to

Their new musical opened to glowing reviews.

read, see

Did you see the review in ‘Phase’?

REVIEW + VERB
appear

His review appeared in yesterday's paper.

REVIEW + NOUN
copy
article
3 (AmE) studying
VERB + REVIEW
do
REVIEW + NOUN
class, session
materials
question
PREPOSITION
review for

we need to do the review for the test tomorrow.

{{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}}
verb
1 examine sth again
ADVERB
comprehensively, fully, thoroughly
extensively, widely
carefully
briefly
urgently (esp. BrE)

Safety procedures are being urgently reviewed after a chemical leak at the factory.

currently

We are currently reviewing the situation.

constantly, regularly
annually, periodically

This figure will be reviewed periodically in the light of inflation.

critically

Pull out your budget and critically review each line on it.

VERB + REVIEW
agree to, promise to
ask sb to
decline to, refuse to
PREPOSITION
for (AmE)

Jonas helped me review for the test.

PHRASES
review sth in the light of sth

This case should be reviewed in the light of the new evidence.

2 write a report of a book, film/movie, etc.
ADVERB
favourably/favorably

The movie has been favourably/favorably reviewed on various websites.

critically
Review is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑article, ↑panel, ↑pathologist
Review is used with these nouns as the object: ↑application, ↑article, ↑basics, ↑book, ↑case, ↑claim, ↑decision, ↑document, ↑draft, ↑edition, ↑evidence, ↑file, ↑information, ↑manuscript, ↑movie, ↑novel, ↑plan, ↑play, ↑procedure, ↑progress, ↑proposal, ↑prospect, ↑résumé, ↑recommendation, ↑record, ↑report, ↑request, ↑research, ↑result, ↑sentence, ↑situation, ↑submission, ↑tape, ↑work

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  • review — re·view 1 /ri vyü/ n: a judicial reexamination and reconsideration of the legality or constitutionality of something (as the proceedings of a lower tribunal or a legislative enactment or governmental action) see also judicial review review 2 vt:… …   Law dictionary

  • Review — Re*view , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Review?d}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reveiwing}.] [Pref. re + view. Cf. {Review}, n. ] 1. To view or see again; to look back on. [R.] I shall review Sicilia. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To go over and examine critically or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Review — Re*view , n. [F. revue, fr. revu, p. p. of revoir to see again, L. revidere; pref. re re + videre to see. See {View}, and cf. {Revise}.] 1. A second or repeated view; a re[ e]xamination; a retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • review — [n1] examination, study analysis, another look*, audit, check, checkup, drill, file, fresh look*, inspection, march past*, onceover*, parade, procession, reassessment, recapitulation, reconsideration, reflection, report, rethink, retrospect,… …   New thesaurus

  • Review — steht für: Review paper, eine wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichung, die den Forschungsstand zu einem Thema darstellt, siehe Systematische Übersichtsarbeit Peer Review (Begutachtung durch Fachkollegen), ein Verfahren zur Qualitätssicherung beim… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • review — [ri vyo͞o′; ] for vt. 1 [, rē′vyo͞o′] n. [MFr reveue < revu, pp. of revoir < L revidere < re , again + videre, to see: see VISION] 1. a looking at or looking over again 2. a general survey, report, or account 3. a looking back on;… …   English World dictionary

  • review — review, revue A review is ‘a general survey or assessment of something’ and has many special applications, including a published criticism of a book, play, etc. A revue is a theatrical entertainment consisting of a series of short acts or… …   Modern English usage

  • Review — Re*view , v. i. To look back; to make a review. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • review — (n.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. reveue a reviewing, review, prop. fem. pp. of reveeir to see again, go to see again, from L. revidere, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + videre to see (see VISION (Cf. vision)). The verb is recorded from 1570s. Meaning …   Etymology dictionary

  • Review — activity undertaken to determine the suitability, adequacy and effectiveness of the subject matter to achieve established objectives (p. 3.8.7 ISO 9000:2005). Источник …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • review — ► NOUN 1) a formal assessment of something with the intention of instituting change if necessary. 2) a critical appraisal of a book, play, or other work. 3) a retrospective survey or report. 4) a ceremonial display and formal inspection of… …   English terms dictionary


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