Definition of 'peer'
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Anyone who has given up alcohol for any amount of time will know that peer pressure is the hardest thing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The only pressure here is peer pressure, which works as a positive force. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One of the Conservative hereditary peers seems to think so. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She now sits as a crossbench peer in the House of Lords. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It came during the bill's committee stage, an unusual time for peers to force votes. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Steel shaded his eyes against the sunlight and peered into the distance. Man of Honour (2007)He is a life peer and should be in it till death. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Baghdad is full of scarred and scared people anxiously peering into a murky future. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The crossbench peer said he hoped the courses would help to restore public trust in public life. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You could see him peering back from first class. The Sun (2011)This is where peer pressure is so important. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He had peered through the window and come into the bank. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is no easy thing to peer through the fog of recent economic data. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is probably due to a mixture of peer pressure and social conscience. Times, Sunday Times (2008)To be voted by your peers is one of the biggest things in the game. The Sun (2013) Peer ranking requires each group member to rank the performance of all other members from best to worst. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsThey tend to be four to five months behind peers in verbal ability and are less able to identify shapes. The Sun (2011)Avoid leaving any windows open while you are out and try to ensure valuables are not visible to people peering in. The Sun (2014)And the joints of ageing peers too.. The Sun (2008)This year, the distance from their peers only widens. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Lord Crisp is an independent crossbench peer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That the British rich are suffering much harder than their peers abroad should come as no surprise. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She peered at me intently. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In 1977 he became a Labour life peer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Conservative peer has offered a 250,000 prize for the best solution of how one or more countries could leave the euro. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Neat and trim in a pink shirt and blue spotted tie, the Conservative peer still runs three or four times a week. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A committee of MPs, peers and officials will be set up before the summer and tasked with recommending one of the options. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'peer'
British English: peer VERB
If you peer at something, you look at it very hard, usually because it is difficult to see clearly.
I had been peering at a computer print-out that made no sense at all.
British English: peer NOUN
Your peers are the people who are the same age as you or who have the same status as you.
His engaging personality made him popular with his peers.
Definition of peer from the Collins English Dictionary
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