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Topic: GOVERNMENT

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: per, from Latin par 'equal'; PAR

peer

1 noun
     
peer1 [countable]
1 [usually plural]PG formal your peers are the people who are the same age as you, or who have the same type of job, social class etc:
American children did less well in math than their peers in Japan.
Staff members are trained by their peers.
peer group, peer pressure
2 a member of the British nobility [↪ House of Lords, peerage]
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