peerverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]uk /pɪər/ us /pɪr/
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peernoun [ C ]uk /pɪər/ us /pɪr/
peer noun [ C ] (EQUAL)
- As the daughter of the president, she enjoys high status among her peers.
- When it comes to mathematics, he's in a different class to his peers.
- He doesn't really want to join in, it's just peer pressure.
- Teenagers are often worried about looking stupid in front of their peers.
- British children are less capable readers at this age than their Scandinavian peers.