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life peer

noun

Simple Definition of life peer

  • : a British peer (sense 2) who has the title “Lord” or “Lady” for life but cannot pass it on to another person after death

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of life peer

  1. :  a British peer whose title is not hereditary

life peerage

noun

1869

First Known Use of life peer

1869


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