Definition of peer review in English:

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peer review

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noun

Evaluation of scientific, academic, or professional work by others working in the same field.
Example sentences
  • The academics needed peer review and high quality publishing of their papers for success and status in their field.
  • At an academic level, peer review is basically hole-punching and fault finding.
  • Evaluation and peer review should serve to improve standards.

verb

[with object] (peer-review)
Subject (someone or something) to a peer review.
Example sentences
  • If, however, the journal wants to peer review every study and take only those that are original and pass review then the fee will be smaller.

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Syllabification: peer re·view

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