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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·vise /ˈriˌvaɪz, rɪˈ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·vise v. t. [imp. & p. p. Revised p. pr. & vb. n. Revising.]
 1. To look at again for the detection of errors; to reexamine; to review; to look over with care for correction; as, to revise a writing; to revise a translation.
 2. Print. To compare (a proof) with a previous proof of the same matter, and mark again such errors as have not been corrected in the type.
 3. To review, alter, and amend; as, to revise statutes; to revise an agreement; to revise a dictionary.
 The Revised Version of the Bible, a version prepared in accordance with a resolution passed, in 1870, by both houses of the Convocation of the Province of Canterbury, England. Both English and American revisers were employed on the work. It was first published in a complete form in 1885, and is a revised form of the Authorized Version. See Authorized Version, under Authorized.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·vise, n.
 1. A review; a revision.
 2. Print. A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of rewriting something [syn: revision, revisal,
      v 1: make revisions in; "revise a thesis"
      2: revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating
         and improving; "We must retool the town's economy" [syn: retool]