peer review

  1. evaluation of a person's work or performance by a group of people in the same occupation, profession, or industry.

Origin of peer review

First recorded in 1970–75

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How to use peer review in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for peer review

peer review

  1. the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development

Derived forms of peer review

  • peer-reviewed, adjective

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