Definition Review

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to review: to examine, to revise, to assess, to look at again
We will be reviewing your performance next week, and will take every aspect into account before considering your promotion.

a review: a critique, an evaluation, an assessment; an analysis, a report, an examination
I don't understand why my restaurant received a bad review; the critic told me he loved the food and the service was great.
I'm writing a book review on the new best-seller this week. I'm going to read the book and write my comments and opinions about it.
The monthly review shows that sales have increased. The assessment of our sales is very positive this month.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I get paid for writing positive reviews about bad films.
US: We will review your performance next Tuesday.


  • "Icarus reviews his calculations one more time."
  • "Here's what we'll do: I'll send you a brief of what we're looking for, then you can work on a tune, and we'll meet in 24 hours to review it."
  • "This is why, Brian, I'd like you to review the Delavigne auto insurance policies for our company vehicles."
  • "Your performance on memory tests has impressed me from afar, and truly, when you checked the box marked "No need to review", it was then that I realized I could no longer keep my deep admiration for you a secret."
  • "It's that time again: time for our quarterly review of sales of Delavigne products at Warbuckle's Department Stores."
  • "After consulting with my team of accountants and reviewing our various accounts, I've discovered that the company has a surplus of available cash."
  • "Therefore, it is of maximum importance that we review office policy on language to be used on the premises of the Delavigne Corporation."
  • "I've been reviewing your monthly financial report and there seems to be something strange going on in the inventory of finished goods."
  • "I'll start with a review of the last month, then I'll take questions and comments."
  • "Philip : Is there any way we could include the term "extraordinary" in the review?"

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