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1. US and Canadian the process of rereading a subject or notes on it, esp in preparation for an examination
2. Law judicial re-examination of a case, esp by a superior court
3. a less common spelling of revue
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a critical evaluation of a new play, musical composition, or film or of a literary, scholarly, scientific, or popular-science work; also, a genre of publicist writing and literary criticism in newspapers and journals. A book review gives bibliographic information and briefly covers the work’s content, composition, and scope.

In the USSR, specialized publications of criticism and bibliography are issued as well. They include the newspaper Knizhnoe obozrenie and the journals V mire knig (The World of Books) and Literaturnoe obozrenie (Literary Review). The bibliographic index Letopis’ retsenzii (Chronicle of Reviews) has been published quarterly since 1935. Another type of review is the reader’s report, written for an editorial staff or publishing house. The reader’s report deals with a particular manuscript and is not intended for publication.



of a subunit (unit or ship). A review is conducted to determine the level of drill training and to check the troops’ familiarity with the Drill Regulations of the Armed Forces of the USSR. A review is also held to inspect the external appearance of the troops and the condition of their gear, arms, and combat matériel. A review ends with a ceremonial parade march of the troops or ship crew.

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That said, some reviewers can be a bit harsh: "You obviously have not read the recent literature." and "I don't understand why you think this is relevant."--or my personal pet peeve, "This could be significantly improved if you wrote the paragraph more clearly." We have all received harsh reviews, and I'm sure that many of you have a story to share.
* Rejection (paper rejected because reviewer doing similar work, rejected for minor typos, and rejected as peer reviewer is jealous and a competitive author)
They understand when an online review situation is an ongoing battle and they know that nothing a company does in some cases will fully satisfy the reviewer. As a consumer myself, I take time to inspect positive and negative reviews, and owner/company responses and my decision is based on my perception of the average of those circumstances.
Another reviewer states, "The saddest scenario may be the author who hasn't realized or recognized the corporate body of knowledge that already exists When there are existing JNCHC and/or HIP articles on the topic, it's critical to cite them!" Reviewers' comments highlight that successful honors projects are informed by other projects in the field in design, focus, and presentation.
Da Mount Gurkha, Crosby Road North, Waterloo Reviewer dawnpaine said: "Absolutely delicious Nepalese food, with warm friendly staff!!
There are generally multiple components to a given manuscript and no individual reviewer can rigorously evaluate them all.
Pak J Med Sci has an advantage of having a large number of reviewers from overseas in its Reviewers Database who are actively contributing in the journal.
In nursing publications, the peer review process usually is double-blinded, meaning the author and reviewers are unknown to each other.
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"Most of the top reviewers are people who have a more rounded understanding of how to review a product that takes into consideration the use and practicality for the person who is trying to make a decision on which, if any, product to purchase.