value above

value (someone or something) above (someone or something else)

To place greater value on someone or something, or to regard someone or something more highly or favorably, than someone or something else. You really shouldn't value the needs of your business above the needs of your family. Tom's the baby of the family, and it always felt like Mom valued him above the rest of us when we were growing up. At our company, we value customer satisfaction above all else.
See also: above, something, value
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value someone or something above someone or something

to hold someone or something to be more important than someone or something. I value her above all things. He values his car above his family!
See also: above, value
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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All along the road, indeed, there were sparkling gems, which would have been of inestimable value above ground, but which here were reckoned of the meaner sort and hardly worth a beggar's stooping for.
On the other hand, cheques with value above QR1mn comprised 48.6% of total cheques, although their volume was only 0.7% of the total number of cheques processed.
Lowers GAAP EPS from continuing operations view from $14.30-$14.90 to $12.65-$13.25, incorporating lower estimated factory reconstruction costs and associated gain of approximately $91M, previously $109M, from replacement value above book value, and a non-cash pension settlement charge of approximately $61M pre-tax in the Q2.
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The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure simplifying the donor's tax by imposing a unitary rate of 6 percent on all gifts with a net value above P100,000.
According to the Dodd-Frank Act, all banks with asset value above USD10bn have to self-administer tests to show that they can withstand any future economic crisis.
1 search engine, closed at all-time high of $761.78 on Monday, boosting its value above that of Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), the world's biggest software company, to $249.1 billion, compared with Microsoft's $247.3 billion.
The lower the pH value below seven, the more strongly acidic, the higher the value above seven, the more strongly alkaline it is.
Halifax yesterday said 2.3m households now live in property with an estimated value above the level at which IHT will kick in this year.
If a will passes property into trust for a surviving spouse, in most circumstances IHT will be payable at 40% on the value above the NRB.
Similarly, the upper quartile (Q3) is the value above which a quarter of the results lie.
And while he has taken some heat for selling BET to Viacom, for Johnson, it was an "easy decision" because he places creating shareholder value above all else.
This suggests that players who have won an event without dropping a set and recorded a GF/GA value above 1.84 make attractive wagers in the tournaments that immediately follow their title successes, especially lower-profile stars who are invariably on offer at bigger prices.
The effect of restrictions that may permit uses of the property that will increase the value above its value at current use.