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English definition of “peer”


noun [C] (HIGH RANK)    /pɪər/ US  /pɪr/
in Britain , a person who has a high social position and any of a range of titles , including baron, earl, and duke , or a life peer: a hereditary peer a Conservative peerRoyalty, aristocracy and titles
(Definition of peer noun (HIGH RANK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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