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peer group

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

A group of people who are approximately equal in age or social status.
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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
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Translations

peer group

nPeergroup f, → Alterskohorte f
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peer group

n (contemporaries) → gruppo di coetanei; (from same social class, background) → persone fpl del proprio ambiente
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According to Pandora, to release all performance shares, financial performance in 2019 must be above the financial guidance for both EBIT-margin and total like-for-like and the three-year TSR performance must be among top 25% in the peer group. No performance shares will be released under the programme if the 2019 EBIT margin and total like-for-like is below guidance and the TSR over the three-year period is below the median performance in the peer group.
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And the strategy is already bearing fruit with Peer Group managing director Howard Dawson announcing popular North East restaurant operator Sambuca will open in the centre before Christmas.
And the strategy is already bearing fruit with Peer Group managing director Howard Dawson announcing that popular North East restaurant operator Sambuca will open in the centre before Christmas.
All ratings and Outlooks were affirmed and maintained for the banks in the peer group. For a complete list of rating actions, please see the individual related press releases published for each bank listed above available at www.fitchratings.com.
- The change in spending behavior was caused by the perceived difference between the user and their Status peer group - so users who were spending a lot more than their peers reduced their spending most aggressively.
Aided by its strong corporate franchise, the Bank continues to have a large customer deposit base which in turn contributed to the Bank's better than peer group liquidity indicators.
All members of this academy and eligible to be part of a peer group. Each peer group is assigned a specific category to cast their votes in and they cannot cast their vote in another category.
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It's a credible peer group. The more you know, the more you can develop a better store--it's something that drives these performance groups," Hall said.