To see how this relates to an average marriage, replace, for a moment, Ahmadinejad and Obama with Joel and Lisa.
Not much initially—about $2 less a month for the average recipient.
According to a study conducted by Pivotal Labs, the brand receives an average of 400 pins and more than 3,600 repins per day.
Was this deliberate strategy, to attack children who were even more defenseless than the average child?
In particular, for each bucket, we take average growth rates for each country and then take an average of the result.
I guess I could do it and get away with it as well as the average.
These qualities are not characteristic of the average Englishman.
You read them to the end because they are true pictures of the lives of average people.
Older than the average senior, he had been already in the larger world.
The salaries received by teachers do not average high in Norway.
late 15c., "financial loss incurred through damage to goods in transit," from French avarie "damage to ship," and Italian avaria; a word from 12c. Mediterranean maritime trade (cf. Spanish averia; other Germanic forms, Dutch avarij, German haferei, etc., also are from Romanic languages), of uncertain origin. Sometimes traced to Arabic 'arwariya "damaged merchandise," but this might as easily be a borrowing of the word from the Franks. Meaning shifted to "equal sharing of such loss by the interested parties." Transferred sense of "statement of a medial estimate" is first recorded 1735. The mathematical extension is from 1755.
1770; see average (n.).
1769, from average (n.). Related: Averaged; averaging.
average av·er·age (āv'ər-ĭj, āv'rĭj)
A number that typifies a set of numbers of which it is a function.
See arithmetic mean.
An intermediate level or degree.
Of, relating to, or constituting an average.
Being intermediate between extremes, as on a scale.
To calculate the average of.
To do or have an average of.
To distribute proportionately, as over a period of time.
A number, especially the arithmetic mean, that is derived from and considered typical or representative of a set of numbers. Compare arithmetic mean, median, mode.