# average

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**average**— 01. The [average] child watches almost 3 hours of television per day. 02. Richard is an above [average] badminton player. 03. The cost [averages] out to about $5 per person. 04. The [average] price of houses in Seattle has risen by almost 10%… …22

**average**— I UK [ˈæv(ə)rɪdʒ] / US noun Word forms average : singular average plural averages *** 1) [countable/uncountable] the amount, level, standard etc that is typical of a group of people or things Incomes here are nowhere near the national average.… …23

**average**— I. noun Etymology: from earlier average proportionally distributed charge for damage at sea, modification of Middle French avarie damage to ship or cargo, from Old Italian avaria, from Arabic ‘awārīya damaged merchandise Date: 1732 1. a. a single …24

**average**— / æv(ə)rɪdʒ/ noun 1. a number calculated by adding several figures together and dividing by the number of figures added ● the average for the last three months or the last three months’ average ● sales average or average of sales 2. ♦ on average… …25

**average**— / æv(ə)rɪdʒ/ noun 1. a number calculated by adding several figures together and dividing by the number of figures added ● the average for the last three months or the last three months’ average ● sales average or average of sales 2. ♦ on average …26

**average**— A mean proportion, medial sum or quantity, made out of unequal sums or quantities. Brisendine v. Skousen Bros., 48 Ariz. 416, 62 P.2d 326, 329. In ordinary usage the term signifies the mean between two or more quantities, measures, or numbers. If …27

**average**— A mean proportion, medial sum or quantity, made out of unequal sums or quantities. Brisendine v. Skousen Bros., 48 Ariz. 416, 62 P.2d 326, 329. In ordinary usage the term signifies the mean between two or more quantities, measures, or numbers. If …28

**average**— n., adj., & v. n. 1 a the usual amount, extent, or rate. b the ordinary standard. 2 an amount obtained by dividing the total of given amounts by the number of amounts in the set. 3 Law the distribution of loss resulting from damage to a ship or… …29

**average**— {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ annual, five year, monthly, etc. ▪ national ▪ The national average is just over two children per family. ▪ …30

**average**— av•er•age [[t]ˈæv ər ɪdʒ, ˈæv rɪdʒ[/t]] n. adj. v. aged, ag•ing 1) math. cvb a) a quantity, rating, or the like that represents or approximates an arithmetic mean: a golf average in the 90 s Compare grade point average b) arithmetic mean c) a… …