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noun [countable] peerage pronunciation in British English /ˈpɪərɪdʒ/
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singularpeerage
pluralpeerages
  1. the position of being a peer in the UK

    He was given a life peerage in 1993.

    1. a.

      the peerage

      the group of people in the UK who are peers

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