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Incomes here are nowhere near the national average.
Her performance in the test was way below average.
Add 20, 10, and 30 and find the average.
Each of the people in the study lost an average of six pounds in weight.
On average, women live between five and seven years longer than men.
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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
using sarcasm to upset someone or to show anger
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of average from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.