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peeragenoun

uk   /ˈpɪə.rɪdʒ/  us   /ˈpɪr.ɪdʒ/
[C usually singular] the ​position of being a ​peer: She was given a peerage. He was elevated to the peerage after ​distinguishedservice in ​industry.the peerage [S, + sing/pl verb] the ​group of ​people who are ​peers, either because of ​theirfamilies or because they are lifepeers [C] a ​bookcontaininginformation about ​peers who are not lifepeers and ​theirfamilyhistory
(Definition of peerage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peerage”
in Chinese (Simplified) 贵族身份,贵族爵位, 贵族名册…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貴族身分,貴族爵位, 貴族名冊…
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