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reviewer

[ri-vyoo-er] /rɪˈvyu ər/
noun
1.
a person who reviews.
2.
a person who reviews books, plays, etc.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; review + -er1
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Word Origin and History for reviewers

reviewer

n.

1610s, "one who reviews" (in any sense), agent noun from review (v.). Specifically, "one who critically examines and passes judgment on new publications or productions; a writer of reviews" is from 1650s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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