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weighted average Syllabification: weight·ed av·er·age

Definition of weighted average in English:


An average resulting from the multiplication of each component by a factor reflecting its importance.
Example sentences
  • All averages presented are weighted averages.
  • Interest rates also declined as the weighted average settled at 0.65 per cent below the best lending rate compared with 0.74 per cent below in the previous quarter.
  • The ten-year yield to maturity slipped to 14.31 per cent on a weighted average basis.
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