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"peer pressure" in British English

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peer pressurenoun [U]

uk   us   (UK also peer group pressure)
the ​stronginfluence of a ​group, ​especially of ​children, on ​members of that ​group to ​behave as everyone ​else does: There is ​tremendouspeerpressure to ​wearfashionableclothes.
(Definition of peer pressure from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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peer pressurenoun [U]

 us   /ˈpɪər ˌpreʃ·ər/
the pressure that you ​feel to ​behave in a ​certain way because ​yourfriends or ​people in ​yourgroupexpect it: There is ​tremendous peer pressure among ​teenagers to ​dress a ​certain way.
(Definition of peer pressure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"peer pressure" in Business English

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(Definition of peer pressure from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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