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peer1

peer1

 
pronunciation:
pir
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a person of the same rank, status, age group, ability, or the like as another person.
As a playwright of the twentieth century, he had no peer.He was a lonely boy who had trouble getting along with his peers.The research study will be reviewed by peers.
synonyms:
coequal, compeer, counterpart, equal, fellow
similar words:
associate, colleague, confrere, contemporary, coordinate, match, rival
definition 2: a person of noble rank, esp. a member of the British peerage, such as a duke, viscount, or baron.
He was made a peer by the king for his service to the crown.
synonyms:
aristocrat, blue blood, noble
similar words:
baron, count, don, duchess, duke, earl, gentleman, grandee, hidalgo, lady, lord, marquis, nobleman, noblewoman, seigneur, viscount
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