above or below or under par

the usual or expected level or amount.
par

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • under par — Ⅰ. under/below/sub par ► worse than the usual or expected standard: »California ranks below par in tackling the retiree health care issue. Main Entry: ↑par Ⅱ. below par UK US adjective ► STOCK MARKET relating to a bond or share that sells at a… …   Financial and business terms

  • above par — see under ↑par1 • • • Main Entry: ↑above above par At a premium, or at more than the nominal value • • • Main Entry: ↑par * * * above (or below or under) par better (or worse) than is usual or expected …   Useful english dictionary

  • par — ► NOUN 1) Golf the number of strokes a first class player should normally require for a particular hole or course. 2) (usu. in phrases above or below or under par) the usual or expected level or amount. 3) Stock Exchange the face value of a share …   English terms dictionary

  • par — noun 1》 Golf the number of strokes a first class player should normally require for a particular hole or course.     ↘a score of this number of strokes at a hole. 2》 (usu. in phr. above or below or under par, or on a par with) the usual or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • par — [pa: US pa:r] n [U] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: equal ] 1.) be on a par (with sth) to be at the same level or standard ▪ The wages of clerks were on a par with those of manual workers. ▪ We will have Christmas decorations on a par with… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • par — The face value of a security. For example, a bond selling at par is worth the same dollar amount it was issued for or at which it will be redeemed at maturity. Chicago Board of Trade glossary (1) The principal or maturity value of a non… …   Financial and business terms

  • PAR — 1 The standard delivery point or points. 2 The quality of commodity represented in the contract that is deliverable at contract price. Serves as a benchmark upon which to base discounts or premiums for varying quality.3 For debt securities,… …   Financial and business terms

  • below — be|low W2S2 [bıˈləu US ˈlou] adv, prep [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: LOW1] 1.) in a lower place or position, or on a lower level ≠ ↑above ▪ an animal that lives below ground ▪ Water was dripping onto the floor below. ▪ I could hear voices in the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • under/below/sub par — Ⅰ. under/below/sub par ► worse than the usual or expected standard: »California ranks below par in tackling the retiree health care issue. Main Entry: ↑par Ⅱ. below par UK US adjective ► STOCK MARKET relating to a bond or share that sells at a… …   Financial and business terms

  • below/sub par — Ⅰ. under/below/sub par ► worse than the usual or expected standard: »California ranks below par in tackling the retiree health care issue. Main Entry: ↑par Ⅱ. below par UK US adjective ► STOCK MARKET relating to a bond or share that sells at a… …   Financial and business terms

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