evaluation of a person's work or performance by a group of people in the same occupation, profession, or industry.
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Origin of peer review
First recorded in 1970–75
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Examples from the Web for peer review
Now Gore stands alone in his dismissal of reform, openness, transparency and peer-review to ensure good science.If You Think D.C. Is Awful Now, Wait Until Wednesday|Jonathan Alter|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for peer review
the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
Derived Formspeer-reviewed, adjective
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