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par

Pronunciation: /pɑːr; pɑː(r)/

Translation of par in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 1.1 (equal level) on a par (with sb/sth) the two athletes are on a par los dos atletas son del mismo nivel the two systems are more or less on a par los dos sistemas son más o menos parecidos or equivalentes the new law puts us on a par with workers in other countries la nueva ley nos pone en igualdad de condiciones or nos equipara con los trabajadores de otros países 1.2 (accepted standard) his acting is not up to par su actuación no es del nivel adecuado his work was below par this month este mes su trabajo no estuvo a la altura de lo que se esperaba not to be/feel up to par, to be/feel below par [colloquial/familiar] no estar*/sentirse* del todo bien
  • 3 (in golf) par (masculine) three under/over par tres bajo/sobre par par for the course (normal, standard) lo normal, lo habitual (lit: in golf) el par del recorrido
    Example sentences
    • They were 14 under par for four balls, but only level par for 36 holes of foursomes compared to England's 16 under.
    • The third hole is a par 3, and, like clockwork, there's always a backup on that tee.

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