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1. An amount or level considered to be average; a standard: performing up to par; did not yet feel up to par.
2. An equality of status, level, or value; equal footing: a local product on a par with the best foreign makes.
3. The established value of a monetary unit expressed in terms of a monetary unit of another country using the same metal standard.
4. See par value.
5. Sports The number of golf strokes considered necessary to complete a hole or course in expert play.
tr.v. parred, par·ring, pars Sports
To score par on (a hole or course) in golf.
1. Equal to the standard; normal: a solid, par performance.
2. Of or relating to monetary face value.
par for the course
Usual; typical: Unfortunately, such short-sightedness is par for the course these days.

[From Latin pār, equal, that which is equal; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]


n. L. pars, parte, porción.
References in classic literature ?
The gay ladies made secret love to him, and he on his part secretly repelled them, but finding himself hard pressed by their blandishments he lifted up his voice and exclaimed, "Fugite, partes adversae!
If to this be added the fact that, in consequence of the ex parte application of the spur, one side of the mare appeared to journey faster than the other; and that the aggrieved flank was resolutely indicated by unremitted flourishes of a bushy tail, we finish the picture of both horse and man.
{exparte = should be "ex parte"--one-sided (Latin)}
The sentiments and emotions which every literary anatomist now knows to haunt the heart were anciently believed to infest the liver; and even Gascoygne, speaking of the emotional side of human nature, calls it "our hepaticall parte." It was at one time considered the seat of life; hence its name -- liver, the thing we live with.
La obra, coordinada por Jose Maria Marti y Maria del Mar Moreno Mozos, se estructura en tres partes. Una primera parte, bajo el titulo de Introduccion.
Johnson & Johnson issued the following statement regarding today's Inter Partes Reviews regarding ZYTIGA: "We are disappointed in and strongly disagree with the U.S.
La Obra esta divida en dos grandes partes. La primera parte la forman los apartados dedicados a estudiar brevemente la historia del Tribunal, las personas e instituciones que trabajan el tribunal (jueces auditores, notarios, colaboradores, el estudio rotal), la historia del archivo de la Rota y finalmente los tipos de documentos de la Rota.