Meaning of “above par” in the English Dictionary

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"above par" in Business English

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STOCK MARKET relating to bonds, shares, etc. that are selling at more than their face value (= the value shown on them):

Stock bought above par will result in a capital loss.

better than usual, or above the expected standard:

The food in the hotel is well above par.


(Definition of “above par” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)