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English definition of “average”

average

noun     /ˈævərɪdʒ/
AMOUNT [C] B1 an amount calculated by adding some amounts together and then dividing by the number of amounts : They work an average of 30.5 hours per week .Averages
USUAL [C, U] B1 the usual or typical amount : well above/below averageAverages
on average B2 usually, or based on an average: Female workers earn , on average, a third less than men.Averages
(Definition of average noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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