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average out

phrasal verb with average uk   /ˈæv.ər.ɪdʒ/ us   /ˈæv.ɚ.ɪdʒ/ verb [T]
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average out

phrasal verb with average us   /ˈæv·rɪdʒ, -ə·rɪdʒ/ verb [I/T]
to become equal or similar over a period of time: The highs and lows of life tend to average out.
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average out

phrasal verb with average uk   /ˈævərɪdʒ/ us   verb [T]
[T] to calculate the average of a set of numbers or amounts: To calculate any profit, the final level 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 risk levels, providing they average out at the level of risk sought. 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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