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revue

[ ri-vyoo ]
/ rɪˈvyu /
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noun
a form of theatrical entertainment in which recent events, popular fads, etc., are parodied.
any entertainment featuring skits, dances, and songs.
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Also re·view .

Origin of revue

First recorded in 1870–75; from French: literally, “seen again”; see origin at review

OTHER WORDS FROM revue

re·vu·ist, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH revue

review, revue
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British Dictionary definitions for revue

revue

less commonly review

/ (rɪˈvjuː) /

noun
a form of light entertainment consisting of a series of topical sketches, songs, dancing, comic turns, etc

Word Origin for revue

C20: from French; see review
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