What are the differences between revise and review ?

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Both verbs may mean ‘look again at something you have studied in order to prepare for a test or an exam’. ‘Revise’ is used in British English, while ‘review’ is used in North American English.

  • The vocabulary test is tomorrow and I haven’t revised the spelling rules yet.
  • The vocabulary test is tomorrow and I haven’t reviewed the spelling rules yet.

 
However, both verbs have other meanings as well.
 
REVISE
change your opinion or plans because you have got some new information

  • Having seen crime rates soar in Gotham City, Batman may need to revise his strategy.

 
change something to improve or correct it

  • This is the third and revised edition of our textbook.

 
REVIEW
consider something again to decide if you need to make changes

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Difference between Since & For - MyEnglishTeacher.eu
  • Police will review the situation later this year.

 
write a report of a book, film etc.

  • My first book has just been reviewed in the Guardian.

 
think about past events to understand why they happened

  • When I turned forty, I reviewed all my past triumphs and failures.
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