average

US: /ˈævɝɪdʒ/, /ˈævɹədʒ/, /ˈævɹɪdʒ/

UK: /ˈævɹɪdʒ/

UK: /ˈævɹɪdʒ/

### English Vietnamese dictionary

*average*

**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**

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*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.

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*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+.

**See also**-

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

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*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

*n.*

**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.*

*adj.*

**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

__ ADJ. __

**annual | national**

*The national average is just over two children per family.*

**| overall | weighted | batting, bowling (both in cricket)**

__ VERB + AVERAGE __

**arrive at, calculate, find, work out**

*You'll have to calculate the average.*

__ PREP. __

**above ~**

*His test results are well above average.*

**| below ~, on ~**

*On average, prices have risen 6%.*

__ ADV. __

**very**

*Peter was a very average golfer.*

**| fairly | above, below**

*an above average climb in prices*

### Concise English dictionary

averages|averaged|averaging'ævərɪdʒ

noun

+a statistic describing the location of a distribution

verb

+amount to or come to an average, without loss or gain

+achieve or reach on average

+compute the average of

adj.

+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)