how to pronounce par /ˈpɑːɹ/
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par is pronounced in one syllable
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An example use of par in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… and now it's currently on par with last …”
meanings of par noun: Abbreviation of parish. The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole. Abbreviation of parenthesis. Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper. Equality of condition or circumstances. Initialism of photosynthetically-active radiation. Initialism of precision approach radar. Initialism of periodic automatic replenishment: in inventory control, a fixed quantity of an item that must be kept on hand to support daily operations. Abbreviation of paragraph. An amount which is taken as an average or mean. A hole in which a player achieves par. Alternative form of parr (“young salmon"). adjective: Abbreviation of parallel. Initialism of planed all round: of timber, planed on all sides as opposed to rough sawn. verb: To reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes. name: A village and beach near St Austell in Cornwall, England (OS grid ref SX0753). words with pronunciation similar to par words that rhyme with par Did this page help you?