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standard deviationnoun [C or U]

a ​measurement of the degree to which each ​number in a set of ​numbers is different from the ​average: standard deviation from sth A fund's ​performance is ​measured using its ​standarddeviation from the ​averageprofits of all the ​funds in its ​category.
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