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average out

phrasal verb with average uk   /ˈæv.ər.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈæv.ɚ.ɪdʒ/ verb [T]
to be or ​becomeequal in ​amount or ​number: The ​highs and ​lows of ​lifetend to ​average out in the end.
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average out

phrasal verb with average  us   /ˈæv·rɪdʒ, -ə·rɪdʒ/ verb [I/T]
to ​becomeequal or ​similar over a ​period of ​time: The ​highs and ​lows of ​lifetend to average out.
(Definition of average out from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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average out

phrasal verb with average uk   us   /ˈævərɪdʒ/ verb [T]
[T] to ​calculate the ​average of a set of ​numbers or ​amounts: To ​calculate any ​profit, the ​finallevel of the ​index will be ​averaged out over the past 12 months. This is the ​equivalent of 37,000 families ​paying nearly £3 ​billion, around £80,000 each if you ​average it out.
average out at/to sth
to ​equal a particular ​rate or ​amount, ​based on an ​average that is ​calculated over a ​period of ​time: People are usually prepared to ​accept a ​spread of ​investment that ​covers different ​risklevels, ​providing they ​average out at the ​level of ​risksought. Annual ​salaries among its ​workforce of 6,608 ​averaged out to around £27,000.
(Definition of average out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “average out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 数量相当, 达到平衡…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數量相當, 達到平衡…
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