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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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The process of analyzing a research manuscript or a project by third party experts or peers for publication or allocation of grant is called peer review.1 Although peer review process is not free from flaws,2 yet it is the most common and popular method to assess research.3 In the present scientific world peer review is considered as a "gold standard"4 or "cornerstone of quality assurance"5 of scientific publications.
Systematic reviews first appeared as an emerging area for medical librarians in the early 1990s [1, 2].
Apps downloaded for iOS devices from Apple's App Store will no longer be able to hound users for reviews thanks to a ( recent policy change implemented by Apple.
The sovereign rating reviews have no immediate impact on the ratings of these issuers as Moody's had already placed them on review for downgrade on 22 January 2016.
- Every member of a project can now receive email notifications about all events in reviews.
THE SHANKLY HOTEL 1 Millennium House, 60 Victoria Street, L1 6JD 'Excellent' reviews: 264 'Terrible' reviews: 2 It may have only been open three months, but with a string of fivestar reviews, it's no surprise that The Shankly Hotel has topped TripAdvisor users' list of the best hotels in Liverpool.
In fact, I don't think I've ever seen any action taken, based on single case reviews, unless the occurrence was egregious.
The committee oversees pharmacy policies and procedures and reviews the clinical merits, safety, effectiveness and clinical value of new drugs as they come to market.
Systematic reviews are review articles that are completed using predefined methods to minimize bias inherent to observational studies.
Writing systematic review in English language is challenging for those whose first language is other than English and those who are not primarily trained on writing skill such as medical doctors.1 The guidelines to write and publish a systematic review are usually specific to scientific journals or such research groups that publish systematic reviews.