weighted average

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weighted average UK US noun [C] ECONOMICS, FINANCE
an average in which more value is given to some things than others depending on their importance: »

The index is a weighted average of growth rates in corporate earnings, consumer spending, and personal income.

weighted average (also weighted-average) adjective
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The weighted average interest rate during was 6.3%, compared to 6.2% during the previous year.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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