Definition of weighted average in English:

weighted average

Syllabification: weight·ed av·er·age


  • An average resulting from the multiplication of each component by a factor reflecting its importance.
    More 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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