peer review

noun

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

1969

First Known Use of peer review

1969


PEER REVIEW Defined for English Language Learners

peer review

noun

Definition of peer review for English Language Learners

  • : 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


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