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peer group

Syllabification: peer group

Definition of peer group in English:

noun

A group of people of approximately the same age, status, and interests.
Example sentences
  • Teachers completed two measures of children's social status in the peer group.
  • Status within the peer group is secured by having a desirable, alpha male boyfriend.
  • There was a lot of pressure from clients and my peer group to buy stocks in this sector which I believed were overvalued and unsustainable.

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