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Definition of revise verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they revise
    he / she / it revises
    past simple revised
    -ing form revising
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  1. 1[transitive] revise something to change your opinions or plans, for example because of something you have learned I can see I'll have to revise my opinion of his abilities now. The government may need to revise its policy in the light of this report.
  2. 2[transitive] revise something to change something, such as a book or an estimate, in order to correct or improve it a revised edition of a textbook I'll prepare a revised estimate for you. We may have to revise this figure upward.
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