Translation of average in Spanish:

average

promedio, n.

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

noun

Mathematics

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    promedio masculine
    media feminine
    an average of 90 people a day un promedio / una media de 90 personas por día
    • 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 unos 600 dólares semanales, como promedio / como término medio
    • 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
    • Paradoxically, this is way above the national average 13 for a unitary authority.
    • Standards in maths are very high and are well above the national average in English and science.
    • The school was above the national average in this category.
    • 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.
    • Parents will be given report cards detailing their child's results and placing them in the context of a national average.
    • Results are above national averages, with pupils particularly shining in this summer's tests for 14-year-olds.
    • That is more than twice the national average over the past decade - 6 million acres.
    • He said that Bolton's highways are above the national average for cleanliness.
    • 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.
    • Data in the figures is an average of the data obtained in the presence and absence of FCS.
    • Chippenham fuel prices are above the national average, reaching 83.9p a litre in some petrol stations.
    • Determine the average per nozzle by dividing the total output by the number of nozzles on the boom.
    • 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.
    • St Tiernan's College recorded biology results that were far higher than the national average.
    • Sutton's senior schools are performing well above the national average, new Government figures reveal.
    • Quite why Bradford should be so much above the national average is unclear.
    • Student loans are being processed above the national average in Essex.
    • 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.
    • A school district Inspector General's report found chaos in the handling of projects and said that consultants' fees were above national averages.

adjective

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    Mathematics
    (age/time) medio
    (time/age) (invariable adjective) promedio
    the average speed la velocidad media
    • he is of average height es de estatura mediana / regular
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    (typical)
    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
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    (ordinary)
    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
    • On agricultural goods the custom duty rate will average 74 per cent, the same as last year.
    • People living in Glasgow city centre boast some of the lowest car-ownership rates, averaging one car for every five adults.
    • Inflation is expected to average 0.7 per cent this year and 1.1 per cent next year.
    • They are demanding pay increases to keep pace with inflation which is currently averaging 3 percent a year.
    • The company continues to expand at a rate averaging 30 new stores a month.
    • The business now concentrates solely on milk production, averaging an annual output of 2.3 million litres.
    • She had been contracted to average a 20-hour week but was averaging only 15 to 16 hours a week.
    • If cities like Manchester and Sheffield can average six per cent, why can't we?
    • A teacher in California maybe averages an annual salary of $52,000.
    • By the end of the year, inflation will average between seven and eight per cent.
    • For example, in Canada part-time wages average 55.9 percent of full-time wages.
    • The German air force claims the Eurofighter has averaged an hour a week in the air.
    • Iran has one of the highest road accident rates in the world, averaging five deaths every two hours.
    • At the nearby Lady Tennyson small amounts of copper ore averaging twenty-five to thirty percent were also raised.
    • Later the line moved indoors; we were told that the wait had averaged two hours for the entire day.
    • It also said that the rate of unemployment is expected to average 4.2 per cent this year and next year.
    • Angelini said mainland occupancy rates averaged 66 per cent in the first four months of the year.
    • The upshot is that the parents of Irish babies are averaging a mere 5.5 hours of unbroken sleep.
    • The US economy has averaged around four percent annual growth over the past five years.
    • He averaged the least amount of playing time he had since his second season.
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    Mathematics
    calcular el promedio de
    calcular la media de
    promediar

adverb

informal

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