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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 £175 a day on average.
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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.
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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) £32,000 per year.
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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.
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average adjective (USUAL)

A2 typical and usual: The average person on 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).
averagely
adverb uk   us   /-li/
He's an averagely attractive man.
(Definition of average from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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