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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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Above Par Ladies Activewear was established in 2014 in Nashville, TN by golfing partners, Carol Stephenson and Kim Coakley, who noticed a lack of comfortable, functional, and fashionable activewear skirts on the market.
Because many investors prefer not to pay a price above par, underwriters may prefer to be paid from the principal.
He began his first round at 7.30am and roughly 45 minutes later, after just four holes, he was four above par. Worse was to follow for he also bogeyed the 11th.
FUND-RAISERS had a swinging time as they set about putting a local charity well above par.
The Portrush star took time out before the Irish Open to make kids at Our Lady's Hospital in Crumlin, South Dublin, feel above par.
The new tranche of the existing issue was priced above par -- at 104.636%, which resulted in a yield of 4.95%, or 180.6 basis points more than the comparable benchmark US government papers.
NAS 100 1711.94 +38.13 +2.28% Every sector in the tech-laden NASDAQ finished above par with many big players like cable-giant Comcast and Dell finishing ahead 8.5% and 3.4%, respectively.
The same applies to Sterne, the South African having made all seven cuts this year with only four rounds from 28 above par. He looks a buy at 14 on some ordinary Challengers indices.
The Welsh National Opera is one of the best music companies in the world and once again it did not disappoint with a well above par performance.
They were set a stiff task by Neston, for whom Lancashire all-rounder Simon Marshall contributed 75 and Ged Peers 71 not out to an above par tally of 239-8 declared, Danny Jones taking 3-70.
Knocked sideways by a six at the troublesome 15th hole, he picked up two shots on the last three holes and at two above par, has something to play for today.
De Vere Hotels has always played above par when championship golf is on the cards and this year is no exception, as they play host to six golf tournaments across country.
ABOVE PAR Players enjoy the view at Prestonfield golf course in Edinburgh
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