Definition of 'review'
Example sentences containing 'review'
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Few would argue with the case for reviewing what looks like a nuclear white elephant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We will be reviewing our policy around free time whilst on international duty. The Sun (2016)Boundary reviews are a case in point. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He doesn't read reviews as they make him self conscious. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sign up to our weekly digest of news, reviews and opinion at thesundaytimes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)After an outcry, the bank said that it was reviewing the situation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I normally write two or three pages of notes when reviewing a book. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The project was launched by the last government, but has not yet been approved under the new government’s spending review. Computing (2010)Today it takes about four assessments, independent review panels and possibly a complaint to the ombudsman to get a fair result. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Two serious case reviews were held into the failings which led to his death. The Sun (2010)They will be reviewed again next year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some people will try anything to get a good review. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The sentence comes as the use of mobile phones to send messages in court is under review. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They said a serious case review would now examine whether they failed. The Sun (2013)The world of book reviewing is full of people writing about books written by people they know. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The four studies reviewed are critical of the pathological view. Critical Social Research (1990)We will continue to collect and review new data to ensure this is happening. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We continue to review the situation as we have always done. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Or should we review our assessment procedure? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Yet early reviews of the film are poor. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It involved a new procedure that allows complainants to demand a formal review of dropped cases. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She added that procedures would be reviewed again. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Peace is particularly pleased that his book has had good reviews from sports writers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You can read his full review here. Christianity Today (2000)There are a few obvious areas the review should examine. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Trust told to address high waiting times in the emergency department and review adequacy of critical care services. The Sun (2015)It agreed to refund the full 200 excess and review its policy. The Sun (2014)Sign up to our weekly digest of news, reviews and opinion at thetimes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's going to feed into the policy review. The Sun (2012)The Judicial review court often allows persons or bodies to intervene because they have information that may assist the court in deciding the case. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'review'
British English: review /rɪˈvjuː/ NOUN
A review of a situation or system is its formal examination by people in authority. This is usually done in order to see whether it can be improved or corrected.
The president ordered a review of the situation.
- American English: review
- Arabic: اِسْتِعْراض
- Brazilian Portuguese: revisão
- Chinese: 回顾
- Croatian: prikaz
- Czech: přezkoumání
- Danish: undersøgelse
- Dutch: beoordeling
- European Spanish: reseña
- Finnish: arvostelu
- French: examen analyse
- German: Rezension
- Greek: ανασκόπηση τέχνη
- Italian: recensione
- Japanese: 批評
- Korean: 비평 기사
- Norwegian: gjennomgang
- Polish: przegląd
- European Portuguese: revisão
- Romanian: analiză
- Russian: обзор
- Spanish: reseña
- Swedish: granskning
- Thai: การทบทวน
- Turkish: eleştiri kitap, film vb
- Ukrainian: розгляд
- Vietnamese: bài nhận xét
British English: review VERB
If you review a situation or system, you consider it carefully to see what is wrong with it or how it could be improved.
The president reviewed the situation with his cabinet yesterday.
Definition of review from the Collins English Dictionary
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