Definition of 'peer group'
Example sentences containing 'peer group'
Participants can also be overburdened by the emotional problems of people within their peer group and worn down by local conflict.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Working with Teenagers (1994) The Golden Thread - Asian experiences of post-Raj Britain (1990)
This could partly be due to peer group pressure, but is more likely to be dependent upon how we see ourselves.Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)
These are not ostentatious status symbols, but are more about personal wellbeing and sharing your tastes with a small peer group.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
At the moment she is influenced by external factors, either within her peer group or from pressures to be thin and flawless.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Much attention was paid to this, as it is clearly important for a potential manager to be able to command the support of his peer group.Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)
I guess in a way it's... peer group pressure.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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