on a par with sth

on a par with sth
on a par with sb/sth UK (US on par with sb/sth)
the same as or equal to someone or something: »

It is rated on a par with its rivals despite outperforming its sector in almost every measure.

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People often don't insist on raises that keep their pay on par with inflation.

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  • on a par with sb/sth — UK (US on par with sb/sth) ► the same as or equal to someone or something: »It is rated on a par with its rivals despite outperforming its sector in almost every measure. »People often don t insist on raises that keep their pay on par with… …   Financial and business terms

  • on a par with sb — on a par with sb/sth UK (US on par with sb/sth) ► the same as or equal to someone or something: »It is rated on a par with its rivals despite outperforming its sector in almost every measure. »People often don t insist on raises that keep their… …   Financial and business terms

  • par — [pa: US pa:r] n [U] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: equal ] 1.) be on a par (with sth) to be at the same level or standard ▪ The wages of clerks were on a par with those of manual workers. ▪ We will have Christmas decorations on a par with… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • on a par with somebody — on a par with sb/sth idiom as good, bad, important, etc. as sb/sth else Main entry: ↑paridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • on a par with something — on a par with sb/sth idiom as good, bad, important, etc. as sb/sth else Main entry: ↑paridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • par — The face value of a security. For example, a bond selling at par is worth the same dollar amount it was issued for or at which it will be redeemed at maturity. Chicago Board of Trade glossary (1) The principal or maturity value of a non… …   Financial and business terms

  • PAR — 1 The standard delivery point or points. 2 The quality of commodity represented in the contract that is deliverable at contract price. Serves as a benchmark upon which to base discounts or premiums for varying quality.3 For debt securities,… …   Financial and business terms

  • partition something off — parˌtition sthˈoff derived to separate one area, one part of a room, etc. from another with a wall or screen Main entry: ↑partitionderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • compare — com|pare1 W1S1 [kəmˈpeə US ˈper] v [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: comparer, from Latin comparare, from compar like , from com ( COM ) + par equal ] 1.) [T] to examine or judge two or more things in order to show how they are similar to or… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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