Meaning of “peer review” in the English Dictionary

"peer review" in British English

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peer reviewnoun [ U or C ]

uk /ˌpɪə rɪˈvjuː/ us /ˌpɪr rɪˈvjuː/
peer-review
verb [ T ] uk /ˌpɪə.rɪˈvjuː/ us /ˌpɪr#rɪˈvjuː/

The results had been peer-reviewed by five independent scientists in the same field.
peer-reviewed
adjective uk /ˌpɪə.rɪˈvjuːd/ us /ˌpɪr#rɪˈvjuːd/

peer-reviewed journals/research/papers

(Definition of “peer review” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"peer review" in Business English

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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.

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