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book′ review`

1. a critical analysis of a book.
2. a section of a newspaper or magazine devoted to such analysis, esp. of new books.
book′ review`er, n.
book′ review`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: review - a critical review of a book (usually a recently published book)book review - a critical review of a book (usually a recently published book)
critical review, critique, review article, review - an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
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