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Meaning of “life peer” in the English Dictionary

"life peer" in British English

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life peernoun [C]

uk   us  
in the UK, a ​person who is given the ​honour of a ​title such as "​Lord" and a ​place in the House of Lords as a ​reward for the good things they have done for the ​country
(Definition of life peer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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