Meaning of “peer pressure” in the English Dictionary

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"peer pressure" in American English

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peer pressurenoun [ U ]

us /ˈpɪər ˌpreʃ·ər/

the pressure that you feel to behave in a certain way because your friends or people in your group expect 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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peer pressurenoun [ U ]

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