Translation of average in Spanish:


promedio, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈav(ə)rɪdʒ//ˈæv(ə)rɪdʒ/


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    promedio masculine
    media feminine
    an average of 90 people a day 90 personas al día como término medio
    • she's very small — why, what's the average for her age? es muy bajita — ¿por qué? ¿cuál es la altura normal para su edad?
    • I earn $600 a week on (an) average gano un promedio / una media de 600 dólares a la / por semana
    • to take the average of sth hacer / sacar el promedio / la media de algo
    • above/below (the) average por encima/por debajo de la media


  • 1

    (time/age) medio
    (age/time) promedio
    the average speed la velocidad media
    • he is of average height es de estatura mediana / regular
  • 2

    that's about average for a man of your height eso es lo normal en / para un hombre de tu estatura
    • the average man el hombre medio
    • the average family spends $35 a day on food la familia tipo gasta $35 al día en comida
    • she's not your average pop singer no es la típica cantante pop
  • 3

    how was the movie? — average ¿qué tal la película? — normal / nada del otro mundo
    • a very average meal una comida nada especial / bastante mediocre

transitive verb

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    (do, get on average)
    he averages $2,000 a week gana un promedio / una media de 2.000 dólares por semana
    • we averaged 80 miles a day hicimos un promedio / una media de 80 millas al día
    • the temperature has averaged 5°C over the last 12 days durante los pasados 12 días la temperatura media ha sido de 5°C
    • Home prices in Shanghai are more than twice the national average, and rose by nearly a quarter last year.
    • Across Leeds as a whole results have improved on last year, and the city's schools are above the national average in all three subjects.
    • Southampton has made great strides over the past six years in closing the gap between our results and the national averages, and we are proud of this achievement.
    • Paradoxically, this is way above the national average 13 for a unitary authority.
    • He said that Bolton's highways are above the national average for cleanliness.
    • A school district Inspector General's report found chaos in the handling of projects and said that consultants' fees were above national averages.
    • Sutton's senior schools are performing well above the national average, new Government figures reveal.
    • Student loans are being processed above the national average in Essex.
    • Results are above national averages, with pupils particularly shining in this summer's tests for 14-year-olds.
    • Pupils continue to achieve well in Years 1 and 2 and reach standards in reading, maths and science that match and sometimes exceed national averages and the results of similar schools.
    • Determine the average per nozzle by dividing the total output by the number of nozzles on the boom.
    • The school was above the national average in this category.
    • Parents will be given report cards detailing their child's results and placing them in the context of a national average.
    • Chippenham fuel prices are above the national average, reaching 83.9p a litre in some petrol stations.
    • Data in the figures is an average of the data obtained in the presence and absence of FCS.
    • Standards in maths are very high and are well above the national average in English and science.
    • That is more than twice the national average over the past decade - 6 million acres.
    • Quite why Bradford should be so much above the national average is unclear.
    • St Tiernan's College recorded biology results that were far higher than the national average.
    • To repeat, we measured the perceived overall extent of succession planning by the average of the averages obtained for the five parts of the process.
  • 2

    calcular el promedio de
    calcular la media de


  • 1informal

    I did about average in the test me fue regular en la prueba