### average

- IPA[ˈav(ə)rɪdʒ]

英式

- a number expressing the central or typical value in a set of data, in particular the mode, median, or (most commonly) the mean, which is calculated by dividing the sum of the values in the set by their number；an amount, standard, level, or rate regarded as usual or ordinary
- constituting the result obtained by adding together several amounts and then dividing this total by the number of amounts；of the usual or ordinary amount, standard, level, or rate
- amount to or achieve as an
**average**rate or amount over a period of time; mean；calculate or estimate the**average**of

#### noun:

**average**, plural noun:**averages**

- 釋義

### 名詞

- 1. a number expressing the central or typical value in a set of data, in particular the mode, median, or (most commonly) the mean, which is calculated by dividing the sum of the values in the set by their number the proportion of over-60s is above the EU
**average**of 19 per cent - ▪ an amount, standard, level, or rate regarded as usual or ordinary underground water reserves are below
**average**they take about thirty minutes on**average** - 2. the apportionment of financial liability resulting from loss of or damage to a ship or its cargo.
- ▪ reduction in the amount payable under an insurance policy, e.g. in respect of partial loss.

### 形容詞

- 1. constituting the result obtained by adding together several amounts and then dividing this total by the number of amounts the
**average**temperature in May was 4°C below normal 同義詞 - ▪ of the usual or ordinary amount, standard, level, or rate a woman of
**average**height 同義詞 - ▪ having qualities that are seen as typical of a particular person, group, or thing the
**average**lad likes a good night out - ▪ mediocre; not very good a very
**average**director making very**average**movies 同義詞 反義詞

### 動詞

- 1. amount to or achieve as an
**average**rate or amount over a period of time; mean annual inflation**averaged**2.4 per cent - ▪ calculate or estimate the
**average**of they earned only £35 weekly when their seasonal earnings were**averaged**out - ▪ result in an even distribution; even out it is reasonable to hope that the results will
**average**out - ▪ result in an
**average**figure of the cost should**average**out at about £6 per page