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English definition of “peer group”

peer group

noun [C usually singular, + sing/pl verb]    
the people who are approximately the same age as you and come from a similar social group : These children scored significantly lower on intelligence tests than others in their peer group .Groups of peopleFriends, acquaintances and contemporaries
(Definition of peer group noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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