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par

noun uk   /pɑːr/  us   /pɑːr/

par noun (EQUAL)

on a par (with sb/sth) the same as or equal to someone or something: The regeneration of the city's downtown dock front will put it on a par with Nice or Cannes.

par noun (STANDARD)

[U] the usual standard or condition [U] the expected number of times in golf that a good player should have to hit the ball in order to get it into a hole or into all the holes: Tiger Woods finished the round 10 below/under par.par (value) specialized the original value of a share in a business
Translations of “par”
in Vietnamese mức trung bình…
in Spanish valor medio, par…
in Thai เกณฑ์…
in Malaysian tara…
in French au pair…
in German der Nennwert…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同等的…
in Indonesian tingkat normal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同等的…
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