Definitions for "Refereed journal"
journal in which articles have been reviewed, assessed for accuracy, scholarliness and scientific merit and accepted for publication by an editorial board of experts.
a refereed journal has a structured reviewing system in which at least two reviewers, excluding in-house editors, evaluate each unsolicited manuscript and advise the editor as to acceptance or rejection.
a periodical in which professional colleagues, or peers, determine if an article will be accepted for publication.