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noun
a system of buying securities at regular intervals, using the same amount of cash for each purchase, over a considerable period of time regardless of the prevailing prices of the securities, resulting in having bought the total at an average cost.
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Also called dollar cost averaging.

Origin of dollar averaging

First recorded in 1925–30
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