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average

Synonyms of average in English:

noun

  • the price was low compared with the average of the past 25 years
    mean, median, mode, midpoint, centre;
    norm, standard, rule, par;
    the general run
  • Phrases

    on average
    on average, I suppose we watch a couple of hours of television a night

    adjective

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  • 1 the average temperature in May was 4°C below normal
    mean, median, medial, middle
  • 2 a woman of average height the average reader of a newspaper
  • 3 a very average director making very average movies
    North American  garden-variety
    informal OK, so-so, bog-standard, fair-to-middling, (plain) vanilla, nothing to write home about, nothing to get excited about, a dime a dozen, no great shakes, not so hot, not up to much
    North American informal bush-league
    North American & Australian/New Zealand informal jake
    New Zealand informal half-pie
    [Antonyms] outstanding, exceptional
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