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verb [I always + adv/prep]  /pɪər/ us  

peer verb [I always + adv/prep] (LOOK)

to look carefully or with difficulty: The judge peered over his glasses at the jury.


noun [C]  /pɪər/ us  

peer noun [C] (EQUAL)

a person of the same age, the same social position, or having the same abilities as other people in a group: Getting help from a peer is easier than asking a teacher.
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