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peer

peer(
pir
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (colleague)
a. el par
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The articles in the journal are submitted to review by one's peers.Todos los artículos de la revista se someten a revisión por pares.
b. el igual
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Allen appealed to his peers at school to show more respect for one another.Allen instó a sus iguales en la escuela a mostrarse más respeto.
2. (person of the same age group)
a. el coetáneo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la coetánea
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Lucy felt she had little in common with her peers and preferred hanging out with her older sister's friends.Lucy sentía que tenía poco en común con sus coetáneos y prefería pasar el rato con los amigos de su hermana mayor.
3. (nobility) (United Kingdom)
a. el par
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The baroness is a peer living within walking distance of the House of Lords.La baronesa es un par que vive a poca distancia de la Casa de los Lores.
b. el lord
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
In everyday speech, the British nobility consists of peers and their families.En el habla cotidiana, la nobleza británica está constituida por los lores y sus familias.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to look at)
a. mirar
Paulina peered into her baby's eyes.Paulina miró a los ojos de su bebé.
b. escudriñar
She peered over his shoulder to see how long the line was.Escudriñó por encima de su hombro para ver hasta dónde llegaba la fila.
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peer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (general)
a.
to peer at something/somebodymirar con esfuerzo algo/a alguien
to peer over a wallatisomebodyar por encima de un muro
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peer [pɪəʳ]
noun
1 (noble) par (m); lord (m)
some Conservative peers feared that reform might lead to the end of the House of Lords I'm not a hereditary peer, and my children won't inherit my title from me
he was made a life peer le concedieron un título vitalicio
peer of the [realm]
2 (equal) (in status) par (m); igual (m); (in age) coetáneoacoetánea (m) (f);a coetánea
as a musician he has no peer como músico no tiene par or igual; children like to feel accepted by their peers a los niños les gusta sentirse aceptados por sus coetáneos
when it came to selecting a marriage partner, it was not easy to find her peer in looks and intelligence children who are much cleverer than their peers comparing students with their peers outside university, they are more likely to have emotional problems she was teased by her peers his engaging personality made him popular with his peers
modifier
peer evaluation (n)
peer review See culture box in entry peer.
peer group (n) grupo (m) paritario
some children attach more importance to the peer group than to their parents it is important for a manager to be able to get the support of his peer group
peer pressure peer-group pressure (n) presión (f) ejercida por los iguales or (formal) por el grupo paritario
when she was with her peer group, she chose to give in to peer pressure and continued to act in an antisocial manner I hope that he's strong enough to withstand the peer pressure for drug abuse or gang participation many youngsters experiment with drugs as a result of peer-group pressure
peer review (n) evaluación (f) por los iguales
one change is a new system of peer review to monitor underwriters' performance peer review is the standard method scientists use to evaluate new ideas and data for some workers participating in peer review is the hardest adjustment they've had to make
peer [pɪəʳ]
intransitive verb
to peer at sth/sb (short-sightedly) mirar algo/a algn con ojos de miope; (closely) escudriñar algo/a algn
the old man peered at the book el anciano miraba el libro con ojos de miope; he peered at his reflection in the water escudriñaba su reflejo en el agua
to peer at sb over one's spectacles O'Malley peered at him curiously she peered dubiously at her plate of food Tim peered anxiously at his father's face he went to the nearest grave and peered at the inscription on the headstone I had been peering at a computer print-out that made no sense at all
we went up to the window and peered in fuimos hasta la ventana y nos asomamos para ver lo que pasaba dentro
to peer [into] a room
to peer into sb's face escudriñar la cara a algn
to peer [into] a mirror I went to the door and peered [out] to peer [out] of a window
I peered over her shoulder miré por encima de su hombro
we peered over the wall nos asomamos para mirar por encima de la pared
I saw him peering [through] the window she peered [up] at me through the branches
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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