# Definição de 'average'

1. substantivo contável

An average is the result that you get when you add two or more numbers together and divide the total by the number of numbers you added
together.

Take the average of those ratios and multiply by a hundred. [+ of]

Average is also an adjective.

The average price of goods rose by just 2.2%.

The average age of the women interviewed was only 21.5.

2. substantivo singular

3. adjectivo [ADJECTIVE noun]

An average person or thing is typical or normal.

The average adult man burns 1,500 to 2,000 calories per day.

Packaging is about a third of what is found in an average British dustbin.

4. substantivo singular

An amount or quality that is the average is the normal amount or quality for a particular group of things or people.

Most areas suffered more rain than usual, with Northern Ireland getting double the
average for the month.

Average is also an adjective.

£2.20 for a coffee is average.

...a woman of average height.

5. adjectivo

6. verbo

To average a particular amount means to do, get, or produce that amount as an average over a
period of time.

We averaged 42 miles per hour. [VERB noun]

...pay increases averaging 9.75%. [VERB noun]

8.

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substantivo

1.

the numerical result obtained by dividing the sum of two or more quantities by the number of quantities; an arithmetic mean

adjectivo

7.

constituting an average

the average speed is high

verbo intransitivoFormas da palavra:ˈaveraged or ˈaveraging

9.

to be or amount to on an average

the children average six years of age

verbo transitivo

12.

to calculate the average or mean of

13.

to do, take, etc. on an average

to average six hours of sleep a night

14.

to divide proportionately among more than two

they averaged the loss among themselves

SIMILAR WORDS: ˈnormal

**Expressões:**

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Origem da palavra average

substantivo

2. Also called: arithmetic mean

the result obtained by adding the numbers or quantities in a set and dividing the total by the number of members in the set

the average of 3, 4, and 8 is 5

3.

(of a continuously variable ratio, such as speed) the quotient of the differences between the initial and final values of the two quantities that make up the ratio

his average over the journey was 30 miles per hour

5. (often plural) stock exchange

a simple or weighted average of the prices of a selected group of securities computed in order to facilitate market comparisons

6. on average

adjectivo

7.

usual or typical

verbo

13. (transitive)

to perform or receive a typical number of

to average eight hours' work a day

14. (transitive)

to divide up proportionately

they averaged the profits among the staff

15. (transitive)

to amount to or be on average

the children averaged 15 years of age

16. (intransitive) stock exchange

to purchase additional securities in a holding whose price has fallen (average down) or risen (average up) in anticipation of a speculative profit after further increases in price

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Formas derivadas

advérbio

averageness (ˈaverageness)

substantivo

Origem da palavra average

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## Sinônimos de average

make on average, be on average, even out to, do on average

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Palavra muito usada. average é uma das 1000 palavras mais frequentemente usadas no dicionário Collins

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## Traduções de average

Inglês Britânico: average
/ˈævərɪdʒ; ˈævrɪdʒ/ ADJECTIVE

If you describe a figure as

*average*, you mean that it represents a numerical average.The average price of goods rose by just 2.2%.

- Inglês Americano: average
- Árabe: مُعَدَّل
- Português Brasileiro: médio
- Chinês: 平均的
- Croata: prosječan
- Tcheco: průměrný
- Dinamarquês: gennemsnitlig
- Holandês: gemiddeld
- Espanhol Europeu: medio promedio
- Finlandês: keskimääräinen
- Francês: moyen
- Alemão: durchschnittlich
- Grego: μέσος
- Italiano: medio
- Japonês: 平均の
- Coreano: 평균의
- Norueguês: gjennomsnittlig
- Polonês: przeciętny
- Português Europeu: médio
- Romeno: mediu
- Russo: средний
- Espanhol: medio promedio
- Sueco: genomsnittlig
- Tailandês: โดยเฉลี่ย
- Turco: ortalama
- Ucraniano: середній
- Vietnamita: trung bình

Inglês Britânico: average
/ˈævərɪdʒ; ˈævrɪdʒ/ NOUN

An

*average*is the result that you get when you add two or more numbers together and divide the total by the number of numbers you added together.Take the average of those ratios and multiply by a hundred.

- Inglês Americano: average
- Árabe: مُعَدَّل
- Português Brasileiro: média
- Chinês: 平均数
- Croata: prosjek
- Tcheco: průměr
- Dinamarquês: gennemsnit
- Holandês: gemiddelde
- Espanhol Europeu: promedio
- Finlandês: keskiarvo
- Francês: moyenne statistiques
- Alemão: Durchschnitt
- Grego: μέσος όρος
- Italiano: media
- Japonês: 平均
- Coreano: 평균
- Norueguês: gjennomsnitt
- Polonês: średnia
- Português Europeu: média
- Romeno: medie
- Russo: среднее арифметическое
- Espanhol: promedio
- Sueco: genomsnitt
- Tailandês: ค่าเฉลี่ย
- Turco: ortalama
- Ucraniano: середнє число
- Vietnamita: mức trung bình

Inglês Britânico: average VERB

To

*average*a particular amount means to do, get, or produce that amount as an average over a period of time.We averaged 42 miles per hour.

- Inglês Americano: average
- Português Brasileiro: alcançar uma média de
- Chinês: 平均为
- Espanhol Europeu: hacer un promedio de
- Francês: atteindre en moyenne
- Alemão: einen Durchschnitt erreichen von
- Italiano: fare in media
- Japonês: 平均する
- Coreano: 평균 ~이다
- Português Europeu: alcançar uma média de
- Espanhol: hacer un promedio de

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