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English definition of “average”

average

adjective     /ˈævərɪdʒ/
used to describe an amount that you get by adding two or more amounts together and then dividing by the number of amounts : average price/cost/value Price rises were strong in Wales , where the average cost of a property jumped by 31.8%.average age/speed/rate The average age of the ' Times ' reader is fairly low at 42.
typical and usual : The cost of health insurance has risen above the means of the average worker .
not bad , but not excellent either: Despite high expectations , sales levels last quarter were only average.
(Definition of average adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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