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re·vue

 (rĭ-vyo͞o′)
n.
A musical show consisting of skits, songs, and dances, often satirizing current events, trends, and personalities.

[French, from Old French, review; see review.]

revue

(rɪˈvjuː) or less commonly

review

n
(Theatre) a form of light entertainment consisting of a series of topical sketches, songs, dancing, comic turns, etc
[C20: from French; see review]

re•vue

or re•view

(rɪˈvyu)

n.
1. a form of theatrical entertainment in which recent events, popular fads, etc., are parodied.
2. any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs.
[1870–75; < French: review]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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Noun1.revue - a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians
follies - a revue with elaborate costuming
variety show, variety - a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

revue

noun show, production, entertainment, presentation the West End success of the revue `Five Guys Named Moe'
Translations

revue

[rɪˈvjuː] N (Theat) → (teatro m de) revista f or variedades fpl

revue

[rɪˈvjuː] n (THEATRE)revue f

revue

n (Theat) → Revue f; (satirical) → Kabarett nt; revue artistRevuestar m, → Kabarettist(in) m(f)

revue

[rɪˈvjuː] n (Theatre) → rivista

revue

(rəˈvjuː) noun
an amusing, not very serious, theatre show.
References in classic literature ?
The letter was accompanied by a cutting from the agony-column of the Revue Theatrale, which ran:
To think that they went to the expense of, an advertisement in the Revue Theatrale
The ensuing tale is a translation of his "Beatrice; ou la Belle Empoisonneuse," recently published in "La Revue Anti-Aristocratique.
In a word, without going over all the journals in the world, there was not a scientific publication, from the Journal of Evangelical Missions to the Revue Algerienne et Coloniale, from the Annales de la Propagation de la Foi to the Church Missionary Intelligencer, that had not something to say about the affair in all its phases.
He nudged Philip when at some revue a woman appeared with practically nothing on, and pointed out to him the most strapping of the courtesans who walked about the hall.
La revue [beaucoup moins que] Partenaire [beaucoup plus grand que] de la Chambre de commerce et d'industrie algero-francaise (CCIAF) met en exergue les efforts deployes dans ces secteurs au travers de ses publications.
Toy Train Revue 4: Special Christmas Edition is a striking DVD showcase of model trains, emphasizing Christmas-themed displays.
CELTIC Connections' Roaming Roots Revue has become one of the highlights of the festival.
Comme je vous l'annonqais l'annee derniere, a l'occasion de mon premier editorial au titre de redactrice scientifique de la revue, c'est dans l'optique d'insuffler une nouvelle vision et de nouvelles pratiques que j'ai accepte le defi d'assumer la responsabilite du contenu scientifique de la Revue canadienne de sante publique (RCSP).
Golcar Royal British Legion to see Mod Revue Golcar Royal British Legion to see Mod Revue Golcar rude boys and girls - Natalie, Dale, Joanne and Mick 161014MOD10 Introducing the band - Mod Revue | 161014MOD13 Just married - Mark and Jenny Just married - Mark and Jenny 161014MOD14 Horse and Groom on tour - Bridget and Andy 161014MOD3 Groom crew - Eddie, Spot, Brie, Tina, Jonny and Ju | 1361014MOD4 Too much too young - Dave and Gary | 161014MOD6 Best venue around - Steve, Alan and Lisa | 161014MOD7 Loving it - Vikki and Kevin | 161014MOD5 Party time - Becci, Helena and Cassie | Party time - Becci, Helena and Cassie | 161014MOD12 Sunday best - Jaydee and Audley Sunday best - Jaydee and Audley 161014MOD2
Apres 17 ans comme directeur de Labour/Le Travail je prends ma retraite de ce poste, limitant mes responsabilites au sein dune revue a laquelle j'ai eu la chance d'etre associe depuis ses debuts.
C'est le cas notamment des numeros d'ete de la revue specialisee dans l'histoire Zamane (en deux editions bilingues) et un numero special ete 2014 de la revue arabophone Ennahda dedie a Abdellah Laroui.