Definition of 'on average'
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We changed the price on average 29 times per month last year across the book. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On average, these costs are not justified by higher returns. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There also will be a crackdown on whiplash claims to reduce insurance premiums by 40 on average a year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One in ten quits or retires early each year on average, blaming too much pressure for too little reward. The Sun (2017)Families are throwing away 700 worth of food a year on average and the amount wasted has increased after years of decline. Times, Sunday Times (2017)MEN have gained almost one stone on average over 20 years. The Sun (2016)Heathrow said over the weekend that it would'keep prices flat on average '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On average these costs are not justified by higher returns,' the watchdog said in a recent report. Times, Sunday Times (2017)MOVING home now costs nearly 11,000 on average, a study found. The Sun (2016)On average it takes ages for a metatarsal to heal. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Prices on average are 10 per cent lower. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That's more than it would cost on average to hire a car for the same period. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Under the new scheme, it would be based on average lifetime earnings. The Sun (2011)Workers in education and accommodation and food services worked less than 28 hours a week on average. Times, Sunday Times (2012)House prices grew on average by 0.6 per cent last month. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It now costs on average almost 55 for entry to a theme park. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Option one is to base the scheme on average earnings, rather than on final salaries. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Parents were spending on average 27 a week on childcare. The Sun (2008)It would take a worker on average earnings 666 years to save up the same amount. The Sun (2011)How many correct sets of predictions would there be over that period of more than 100 years on average? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Women department heads are on average aged 40, three years younger than their male counterparts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On average ticket prices will rise by 6.2 per cent in January. The Sun (2010)We know that people are, on average, ageing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It renewed its prediction that prices will remain flat, on average, for this year as a whole. Times, Sunday Times (2008)If they booked when tickets first became available, the same trip would have been 45 cheaper on average on the top ten festive routes. The Sun (2015)
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