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peer of the realmnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​member of the House of Lords (= the ​part of the UK ​parliament that is not ​elected) who is not a ​lifepeer
(Definition of peer of the realm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peer of the realm”
in Chinese (Simplified) (英国)有权占有上议院议席的贵族…
in Chinese (Traditional) (英國)有權佔有上議院議席的貴族…
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