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review

verb [T]
 
 
/rɪˈvjuː/
MANAGEMENT to carefully examine a situation to find out whether changes or improvements need to be made: Experts are urging borrowers to review their mortgage arrangements and, if they can, to switch now to a better rate. The airline said it would continue to review the situation. The EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) reviews all cases before any lawsuits can be filed.be reviewed by sb/sth The proposed project will be reviewed by several federal agencies.
to provide a written description containing important information about a particular subject or activity: Before moving onto the next chapter, we review some key factors that limit the impact of CEOs within the corporate structure.
to write a short article expressing your opinion about something such as a new product or service: Customers reviewing digital cameras are asked to identify whether they are amateur or professional photographers.
ACCOUNTING, FINANCE to examine the accounts of a business to check that they have been done according to accepted standards: The Auditor's Office generally reviews the books of public agencies every three years. → Compare audit verb
(Definition of review verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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