to peer at sb/sth (carefully)
regarder attentivement qn/qch, scruter qn/qch
→ Walter peered anxiously at his father's face.
s'efforcer de voir qn/qch
→ Barry had his glasses back on and was peering at the small print
(of similar age)
(=people of the same age) les gens du même âge → Students are more likely to have emotional problems than their peers outside university.
(=children of the same age) les enfants du même âge children who are cleverer than their peers les enfants qui sont plus intelligents que les enfants du même âge to be judged by one's peers
(=people of same status) être jugé (e) par ses pairs →
peer group →
peer pressure →
n (British) pair m à vie
→ He was made a life peer in 1991.
(=look out) regarder dehors
→ Occasionally, terrified faces peer out from behind a curtain.
n pairs mpl
→ It's important for a manager to have the support of his peer group.
peer pressure , peer group pressure
n influence f de l'entourage
→ The peer pressure to use cannabis
→ There is peer pressure to do well in life
→ Teenagers are particularly susceptible to peer group pressure.
[+academic paper] révision f par des collègues
→ reports by scientists, published in reputable journals following peer review