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review for (something)

1. To study, examine, or look over (materials, notes, documents, etc.) for some purpose or event. I'd like some time to review for the board meeting, as I haven't been in the loop for the last three weeks. Becca is upstairs reviewing for her final exam tomorrow.
2. To study, examine, or look over materials, notes, documents, etc., for some purpose or event. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "review" and "for." We should review the verdicts in these past cases for the trial next week. He reviewed his notes for the presentation later that day.
3. To write or give a critical report on someone or something for some purpose or outlet. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "review" and "for." I got a job reviewing films for the local newspaper. Lots of students have reviewed the professor for a website that publishes students' opinions of their courses and teachers.
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review for something

to study material again for something, such as an examination. I need some time to review for the examination. Have you had enough time to review for your speech?
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In the later eighteenth century there had been some periodicals devoted to literary criticism, but they were mere unauthoritative booksellers' organs, and it was left for the new reviews to inaugurate literary journalism of the modern serious type.
Reviewers then can connect their reviews to their ORCID account, making it easy to present reviews they authored alongside other types of scholarly activity.
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Established researchers or those with a well-defined research direction produce systematic reviews to justify and plan future work, build on the work of others, communicate their findings, and position their research ideas in the field.
* Expand case reviews to cover deaths and critical incidents of all children and youth who have received services under MCFD's broader mandate, when those services and the practice related to them may have significantly affected the outcome of the case.
Some businesses now use peer reviews to assess the work of their accounting firms.
All regulatory boards are required to undergo periodic sunset reviews to document their effectiveness and efficiency in regulating the profession.
* Allowing the peer review team captain to review another firm an unspecified number of times instead of limiting reviews to only two consecutive times.
In effect, the new standards limit off-site reviews to firms performing only compilations and reviews.
Firms that perform one or more audits must have onsite reviews to ensure the audits were in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.
1 of the Standards for Performing and Reporting on Quality Reviews to allow sole practitioners with up to 4 professional staff (5 professionals in all) to have on-site reviews conducted at locations other than the reviewed firm's office.