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above par

Better than average. If you need a graphic designer, I highly recommend Jeff. His work is well above par. Her performance in sales this quarter is above par, so she deserves a bonus.
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above par

better than average or normal. His work is above par, so he should get paid better.
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above par

1 at a premium. 2 better than average.
Above par is a stock exchange idiom. In this and the following idioms, par is the Latin for ‘equal’.
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The Co Antrim golf ace took time out before the Irish Open to make children at Our Lady's Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin to make his young fans feel well above par.
ABOVE PAR Husband celebrates Dunfermline's second of the afternoon as Sons come up short
Average score on all three last year was above par.
Tension never slackens, acting is generally above par for this kind of thing, and Wan - making his feature debut - stages and cuts the often-complicated action well.
Further, the average market price of the portfolio is slightly above par.
ABOVE PAR J Peter's 18ft parsnip AS YOU ZLEEK IT Jamie, six BUT I HATE CABBAGE.
Hitting 13 of 14 fairways, 16 of 18 greens and never going above par in a three-birdie round of 2-under 70 theoretically could have that effect on a reigning State Junior Amateur champion.
The weighted average market price of the loans remains above par and the leverage factor remains at 6.
The incremental debt, rated at Aaa by Moody's, was priced above par, at 104.
ABOvE PAR Arlene Foster at Royal Portrush Golf Club with Darren Clarke, Graeme McDowell, Club captain Philip Tweedie and Coleraine Mayor Maurice Bradley yesterday
8 strokes, almost 12 shots above par on the par-73, 5,973-yard layout.
These securities have been completely redeemed at or slightly above par.
Chevy Chase and Rodney Dangerfield are both well above par, but no one can upstage Bill Murray (top), whose gopher-hating grounds man steals the film.
Above Par Masonry was closed Friday in honor of Gosser.
7% of the original collateral pool, were sold at or above par as credit risk securities, and one bond, representing 2.