Par

usgb/pɑːr/Volume
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Usual StandardPlay
Used to describe something that meets expected standards or average quality. SlideHer writing skill is on par with professional journalists.
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Comparative MeasurePlay
'Par' compares one thing's level to another, indicating similarity in quality or amount. SlideThe company's profits are below par this quarter compared to previous ones.
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Expectation MatchingPlay
Suggests that someone or something just meets the expectation, not exceeding it. SlideHis academic performance is consistently at par with the class average.