social pressure by members of one’s peer group to take a certain action, adopt certain values, or otherwise conform in order to be accepted.
The social influence a peer group exerts on its individual members, as each member attempts to conform to the expectations of the group. (See conformity.)
[peer] /pɪər/ noun 1. a person of the same legal status: a jury of one’s peers. 2. a person who is equal to another in abilities, qualifications, age, background, and social status. 3. something of equal worth or quality: a sky-scraper without peer. 4. a nobleman. 5. a member of any of the five degrees […]
adjective 1. (of a computer network) designed so that computers can send information directly to one another without passing through a centralized server P2P networking 1. The kind of communication found in a system using layered protocols. Each software or hardware component can be considered to communicate only with its peer in the same layer […]
[pee] /pi/ noun, plural pees for 1; pee for 2. 1. the letter p. 2. British. (def 2). [pee] /pi/ Slang: Sometimes Vulgar. verb (used without object), peed, peeing. 1. to urinate. noun 2. . 3. the act of urinating. /piː/ verb pees, peeing, peed 1. (intransitive) to urinate noun 2. urine 3. the act […]
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