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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrevisere‧vise /rɪˈvaɪz/ ●●○ AWL verb 🔊 🔊 1 [transitive]CHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENT to change something because of new information or ideas 🔊 The college has revised its plans because of local objections. 🔊 We have revised our estimates of population growth.revise something upwards/downwards 🔊 Forecasts of economic growth are being revised downwards.2 [intransitive, transitive] British EnglishSESTUDY to study facts again, in order to learn them before an examination syn review, study American English 🔊 I’ve got to revise my geography.revise for 🔊 She’s revising for her history exam.see thesaurus at learn, study3 [transitive]ALTCN to change a piece of writing by adding new information, making improvements, or correcting mistakesamend 🔊 A couple of sections of the book will need to be revised.→ See Verb table
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reviseAll told, the Communists could come out of the general election with some 45-50 seats in the revised 500-seat lower house.Ahmed's upstairs, revising.Cheney is urging that the policy be revised.The publisher will not accept your manuscript until it has been thoroughly revised.The move came after a vote by regents indefinitely tabling a motion to rescind their July 20 vote revising admissions policies.The study also prompted the U. S. Department of Agriculture to revise and shorten its recommended roasting times.The plan was revised and the fee lowered to $600.He gave his work to his friend to revise, because he found it hard to see his own mistakes.The library was full of students revising for the final exams.Alison was in fact often absent, revising her television play and writing her next play.I'd like you read my story once I've revised it.They are intended to be used to consolidate or to revise language which has already been presented in other ways.By the time the President arrived at Keflavlk, the revised speech was ready.There were other stops and a final revised target of 245.You should review and revise the plan in the light of events as they unfold.He then organized a team of five employees who revised the proposal and several other documents-without interrupting the regular work flow.This discovery made them revise their old ideas.What are you revising tonight?