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peer review

noun

Simple Definition of peer review

  • : a process by which a scholarly work (such as a paper or a research proposal) is checked by a group of experts in the same field to make sure it meets the necessary standards before it is published or accepted

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of peer review

  1. :  a process by which something proposed (as for research or publication) is evaluated by a group of experts in the appropriate field

peer–review transitive verb

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