Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “average” en inglés

average

noun uk   /ˈæv.ər.ɪdʒ/ us    /-ɚ-/

average noun (AMOUNT)

B1 [C or U] the result you get by adding two or more amounts together and dividing the total by the number of amounts: The average of the three numbers 7, 12, and 20 is 13, because the total of 7, 12, and 20 is 39, and 39 divided by 3 is 13. Prices have risen by an average of four percent over the past year. My income's rather variable, but I earn £73 a day on average.Averages

average noun (USUAL STANDARD)

B1 [S or U] a standard or level that is considered to be typical or usual: The audience figures were lower than average for this sort of film. In western Europe, a seven to eight-hour working day is about the average. On average, people who don't smoke are healthier than people who do. The quality of candidates was (well) below/above average. I expect to spend an average of $50 to $60 on a meal in a restaurant.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring

average

verb [T] uk   /ˈæv.ər.ɪdʒ/ us    /-ɚ-/
to reach a particular amount as an average: Enquiries to our office average 1,000 calls a month. Many doctors average (= work an average of) 70 hours a week. Trainee accountants average (= earn an average of) £12,000 per year.Averages

average

adjective uk   /ˈæv.ər.ɪdʒ/ us    /-ɚ-/

average adjective (AMOUNT)

B1 [before noun] An average number is the number you get by adding two or more amounts together and dividing the total by the number of amounts: average earnings/income/rainfall The average age of the US soldiers who fought in the Vietnam War was 19.Medium-sizedAverages

average adjective (USUAL)

A2 typical and usual: The average person in the street is a lot better off than they were 40 years ago. a student of average ability The food was fairly average (= not excellent, although not bad).Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptableStandard and routine
averagely
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
He's an averagely attractive man.Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable
(Definition of average from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de average
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “average” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

nip

to press something quickly and quite hard between two objects, especially sharp objects such as teeth or nails

Palabra del día

Blog

Lee nuestro blog sobre cómo funciona el inglés

Aprende más

Palabras nuevas

Encuentra palabras y significados que se emplean en inglés desde hace poco, y dinos qué piensas

Aprende más