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Definition of average adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 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 annual earnings are around $50,000. at an average speed of 100 miles per hour
  2. 2typical or normal 40 hours is a fairly average working week for most people. children of above/below average intelligence $30 for dinner is about average.
  3. 3ordinary; not special I was just an average student.
  4. averagely adverb
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  5. He was attractive and averagely intelligent.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: average