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peer reviewnoun [U or C]

uk   /ˌpɪə rɪˈvjuː/  us   /ˌpɪr rɪˈvjuː/
verb [T] uk   /ˌpɪə.rɪˈvjuː/  us   /ˌpɪr#rɪˈvjuː/
The results had been peer-reviewed by five independent scientists in the same field.
adjective uk   /ˌpɪə.rɪˈvjuːd/  us   /ˌpɪr#rɪˈvjuːd/
peer-reviewed journals/research/papers
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peer reviewnoun [C or U]

uk   us   (also peer appraisal) HR
a system in which people you work with report on your performance so that you and your managers know areas that you need to improve, or an occasion when this happen: She finds the peer review group valuable because she gets feedback. A peer review of member firms by other accountants is required every three years. a peer review process/system
(Definition of peer review from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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