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average

noun [C or U] (AMOUNT)    /ˈæv.ər.ɪdʒ/ US  /-ɚ-/
B1 the result you get by adding two or more amounts together and dividing the total by the number of amounts : The average of the three numbers 7, 12, and 20 is 13, because the total of 7, 12, and 20 is 39, and 39 divided by 3 is 13. Prices have risen by an average of four percent over the past year . My income's rather variable , but I earn £73 a day on average.Averages
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