US: /ˈævɝɪdʒ/, /ˈævɹədʒ/, /ˈævɹɪdʒ/
UK: /ˈævɹɪd‍ʒ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

  • trung bình at the a. ở mức trung bình;
  • above a. trên trung bình
  • arithmetic a. trung bình cộng
  • geometric (al) a. trung bình nhân (sqrt(ab))
  • harmonic a. trung bình điều hoà (2ab/(a+b))
  • process a. giá trị trung bình của quá trình
  • progressive a. (thống kê) dãy các trung bình mẫu
  • weighted a. (thống kê) (giá trị) trung bình có trọng số

Advanced English dictionary

adjective, noun, verb
+ adjective
1 [only before noun] calculated by adding several amounts together, finding a total, and dividing the total by the number of amounts: an average rate / cost / price + Average earnings are around £20 000 per annum. + at an average speed of 100 miles per hour
2 typical or normal: 40 hours is a fairly average working week for most people. + children of above / below average intelligence + £20 for dinner is about average.
3 ordinary; not special: I was just an average sort of student.
averagely adverb (rare): He was attractive and averagely intelligent.
+ noun [C, U]
1 the result of adding several amounts together, finding a total, and dividing the total by the number of amounts: The average of 4, 5 and 9 is 6. + Parents spend an average of $220 a year on toys for their children. + If I get an A on this essay, that will bring my average (= average mark / grade) up to a B+.
2 a level which is usual: Temperatures are above / below average for the time of year. + 400 people a year die of this disease on average. + Class sizes in the school are below the national average.
Idioms see LAW
+ verb
1 [VN] [no passive] to be equal to a particular amount as an average: Economic growth is expected to average 2% next year. + Drivers in London can expect to average about 12 miles per hour (= to have that as their average speed).
2 to calculate the average of sth: [VN] Earnings are averaged over the whole period. [also V]
Phrasal Verbs: average out (at sth) to result in an average amount over a period of time or when several things are considered: The cost should average out at about £6 per person. + Sometimes I pay, sometimes he pays-it seems to average out (= result in us paying the same amount).
average sth<->out (at sth) to calculate the average of sth

Thesaurus dictionary

1 mean, norm, usual, standard:
The Bell Inn is certainly far above average in accommodation, food quality, and service.
2 on average. in the main, generally, normally, usually, ordinarily, typically, customarily, as a rule, for the most part:
On average, I go abroad twice a year on business.
3 normal, common, usual, customary, general, typical, ordinary, regular:
On an average day, the museum has about 2,000 visitors.
4 mediocre, middling, run-of-the-mill, commonplace, common, ordinary, undistinguished, unexceptional, Colloq so so:
Boris is only an average violinist, but he's a virtuoso on the harmonica.

Collocation dictionary


annual | national
The national average is just over two children per family.
| overall | weighted | batting, bowling (both in cricket)


arrive at, calculate, find, work out
You'll have to calculate the average.


above ~
His test results are well above average.
| below ~, on ~
On average, prices have risen 6%.


Peter was a very average golfer.
| fairly | above, below
an above average climb in prices

Concise English dictionary

+a statistic describing the location of a distribution
+amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain
+achieve or reach on average
+compute the average of
+approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value
+lacking special distinction, rank, or status; commonly encountered
+lacking exceptional quality or ability
+around the middle of a scale of evaluation of physical measures
+relating to or constituting the most frequent value in a distribution
+relating to or constituting the middle value of an ordered set of values (or the average of the middle two in a set with an even number of values)