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

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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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The conditions favour Peeress and as she has had a trouble free preparation, I go for Peeress to be 'peerless'.
"Peeress is ready for a run both physically and mentally and the ground has come in her favour," said Chris Richardson, managing director of owners Cheveley Park Stud.
Peeress enjoyed her biggest success to date when claiming the mile prize by a length and three-quarters from the ill-fated Majors Cast last May.
"I think it will be ground-dependent for Peeress, but she looks really well," said Chris Richardson, managing director of the stud.
Connections of Peeress, trainer Sir Michael Stoute and owners the Cheveley Park Stud, look set to be represented by Echelon this time.
The in-form Newmarket trainer sent four runners to Newbury, and saw three of them come up trumps - Peeress, Pearly King and Distinction - for a 109-1 treble.
Peeress (4-1) then stuck her neck out and battled all the way to the line to win by a length and three-quarters from Majors 7-1 shot was always in pole position.
With the field running into a headwind it was New Seeker who took the nine horses along from Peeress's stablemate Rob Roy and Kandidate.
"My ambition is to stop climate change, which is the most ridiculous ambition you can ever have" - Labour peeress Baroness (Bryony) Worthington.
Other people's opinions matter less - unless they are medical" Tory peeress Baroness Trumpington, 89, on growing old.
"She should have been entered in the race in the first place but after she won so well at Goodwood and came out of that race so well we decided to supplement her," said a smiling Sir Michael Stoute, whose Peeress was touched off by Red Evie last year.
But she must now attempt the transition from Group Three to Group One company and the likes of the Cheveley Park Studowned pair Nannina and Peeress, as well as Flashy Wings, stand in her way.