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What is the difference between "review" and "check"?

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October 25th 2014 AN ACCA USER 140 Points
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In audit verbs count a lot.
though review and check have nearly same meaning there is difference in how it is used.
We know audit itslef means check. Its better to see how it is used. E.g. review of audit/accounting policies/procedures - (review of procurement policies - means new policies will replace the existing or not) however Check audit policies are complied means go through list make sure they are followed. Often where there is check we know the end result are known.
This is my personal understanding and English is not my first language. So, ...

October 27th 2014 AN ACCA USER 8,730 Points
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Same thing really, to look over or check/review something!!!

October 25th 2014 AN ACCA USER 150 Points
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Review in my own understanding means to look through an already performed work in search of evidence. While check is to look at a particular item in a work done to know if it was done accurately.

November 8th 2014 AN ACCA USER 140 Points
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'Check' is a word that may not involve the kind of depth that 'review' would mean. Review would possibly mean looking through every angle that you can think of.  I couldnt explain more but all I can say is the examiner tip video asks us particularly to not use the word 'check'. Cheers.
November 17th 2014 AN ACCA USER 290 Points 1 Flag