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reviewer

Syllabification: re·view·er
Pronunciation: /rəˈvyo͞oər
 
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Definition of reviewer in English:

noun

1A person who writes critical appraisals of books, plays, movies, etc., for publication.
Example sentences
  • There's hell to pay if moviegoers waste their money on films that a reviewer has acclaimed.
  • BBC film got three different reviewers to examine the three Scream movies.
  • The book includes a review of each play written by a different reviewer after it was performed.
Synonyms
critic, commentator, judge, observer, pundit, analyst
1.1A person who formally assesses or examines something with a view to changing it if necessary: a rent reviewer
More example sentences
  • Each issue raised by a general reviewer was formally logged and tracked to resolution.
  • Two reviewers independently assessed each article for eligibility.
  • Reports of potentially relevant trials were obtained, and two reviewers assessed each for eligibility.

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