how to pronounce peerage


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the above transcription of peerage is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

peerage is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of peerage in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… raised the british peerage named the …”

meanings of peerage


  1. Peers as a group; the nobility, aristocracy.
  2. The rank or title of a peer or peeress.
  3. A book listing such people and their families.

peerage frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word peerage occurs in english on average 1.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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