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peer

Etymology: L, par, equal
a person deemed an equal for the purpose at hand. A peer is usually a colleague or associate of roughly the same age or level of mental endowment.

peer

(pēr) [ME.]
One who has an equal standing with another in age, class, or rank.

peer review

The evaluation of the quality of the work effort of an individual by his or her colleagues. It could involve evaluation of articles submitted for publication or the quality of medical care administered by an individual, group, or hospital.
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Peens kicked the angled conversion, and Italy cut the deficit to 22-7.
And an overjoyed Peens is keen not to let this opportunity pass him by.
Team: Peens, Pedrazzi, Bergamasco, Stoica, Mazzucato, Pez, Troncon, Checchinato, Bergamasco, Persico, Bortolami, Giacheri, Perugini, Moscardi (capt), De Carli.
Peens had put his side in front just before the quarter mark, briefly taking over the long-range goal-kicking responsibilities from stand-off Francesco Mazzariol, who landed the closer stuff with considerable ease.
Seen during a media conference in Windhoek are Mike Rissik, General Manager of Nampost Courier, Nicolette Scott, Sales Manager at FedEx Express, Reinette Koegelenberg (sitting), Director of the Cancer Association of Namibia, Marie Kotze, Apple Project Co-coordinator, and Louis Peens, Managing Director of Fruit and Veg City.
Peens claimed the first points of the second half with a penalty from 30 metres to cut the lead to 11 points, but Yachvili landed two quick penalties for the French before David Marty scored with a solo break.
Gert Peens has been brought in as a goal-kicking full-back, Salvatore Perugini comes in for Leandro Castrogiovanni in the front row, winger Kaine Robertson deputises for Mirco Bergamasco, who has been shifted to centre, while lock Carlo Antonio Del Fava makes his first start for Italy.
The first half had been a close affair with fullback Gert Peens kicking two penalties to keep Italy in sight at 9-6.
His brother Mirco takes his place in the 40-man squad and is likely to dispute the starting full-back jersey with Gert Peens.