Dec
12
2013

review

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

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transitive verb
definition 1:  to re-examine or look over again.
example:  I reviewed my notes before the exam.
example:  After the council reviewed the evidence, they reversed their earlier decision.

definition 3:  to look back over (past events or the like).
example:  He reviewed his accomplishments over the past ten years and felt somewhat proud.

definition 2:  to offer a critical survey of (an article, book, or the like).
example:  He reviews plays for the local newspaper.
example:  The restaurant was reviewed by one of the top food critics.

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Collocations:  Words often used in combination with the transitive verb review (definition 1)

review + NOUN:  ~ progress, ~ effectiveness , ~ policy, ~ evidence, ~ decision, ~ situation, ~ strategy, ~ notes

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