hereditary peer Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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hereditary peernoun [C]

uk   us  
someone who ​became a peer (= a high ​socialrank) when a ​parentdied, and who can ​pass it on to ​theiroldestchild
(Definition of hereditary peer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hereditary peer”
in Chinese (Simplified) 世袭贵族…
in Chinese (Traditional) 世襲貴族…
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