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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who reviews, especially one who writes critical reviews, as for a newspaper or magazine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who writes critical reviews for a newspaper or other publication; a critic

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who reviews or reëxamines; an inspector; one who examines publications critically, and publishes his opinion upon their merits; a professional critic of books.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who revises; a reviser.
  • n. One who reviews or criticizes; especially, one who critically examines and passes judgment upon new publications; a writer of reviews.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
  • n. a writer who reports and analyzes events of the day

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