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English definition of “weighted average”

weighted average

noun [C]     ECONOMICS, FINANCE
an average in which more value is given to some things than others depending on their importance: The index is a weighted average of growth rates in corporate earnings, consumer spending, and personal income.
weighted average (also weighted-average) adjective
(Definition of weighted average noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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