average out

average out
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Phrasal Verb with average({{}}/ˈævərɪdʒ/ verb [T]
[T] to calculate the average of a set of numbers or amounts: »

To calculate any profit, the final level of the index will be averaged out over the past 12 months.

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This is the equivalent of 37,000 families paying nearly £3 billion, around £80,000 each if you average it out.

average out at/to sth — Cf. average out to sth

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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