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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person of the same age group, status, or ability.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A person of the same age group, status, or ability. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To look narrowly, as in the effort to discern clearly.

Usage examples (38)
  • Hermits have no peer pressure.
  • The term peer-review refers to two confusingly related processes.
  • For years the term peer-to-peer has been a synonym for piracy to most of the mainstream public.
  • And we produce what I call peer production, governors, and property. for more
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  • 'peer" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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