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peer group

n
(Sociology) a social group composed of individuals of approximately the same age

peer′ group`


n.
a group of friends or associates, usu. of similar background, social status, and esp. age, who are likely to influence a person's beliefs and behavior.
[1940–45]

peer group

A group of people who are approximately equal in age or social status.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peer group - contemporaries of the same status
coevals, contemporaries, generation - all the people living at the same time or of approximately the same age
compeer, equal, peer, match - a person who is of equal standing with another in a group
Translations

peer group

nPeergroup f, → Alterskohorte f

peer group

n (contemporaries) → gruppo di coetanei; (from same social class, background) → persone fpl del proprio ambiente
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Thus, the primary purpose of this study was to compare the effects of in-person and Web-based multicultural supervision peer group formats on supervision satisfaction and multicultural case conceptualization ability, an aspect of multicultural competence.
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The opportunity within the HTG Peer Group model to collaborate, learn and grow with other likeminded IT service companies in Australia and New Zealand is extremely unique," said Bhana.
HTG Peer Groups (HTG) is an international peer group organization focused on business improvement, member accountability and work-life excellence among leading IT solution providers.
The HTG Peer Group experience was an enormous benefit to my professional development, and I've wanted nothing more than to be able to give back by helping member companies cost-effectively maximize their use of video on websites, blogs, and social media outlets," said Booker.
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HTG peer groups have been instrumental in helping me grow as a person and as a leader, and it has been my privilege to facilitate my HTG Peer Group," said Kowerchuk.