Definition of peer review in English:

peer review

Syllabification: peer re·view


  • Evaluation of scientific, academic, or professional work by others working in the same field.
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    • 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.


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  • Subject (someone or something) to a peer review.
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    • 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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