average out to sth

average out at/to sth
to equal a particular rate or amount, based on an average that is calculated over a period of time: »

People are usually prepared to accept a spread of investment that covers different risk levels, providing they average out at the level of risk sought.

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Annual salaries among its workforce of 6,608 averaged out to around £27,000.

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Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • average out at sth — average out at/to sth ► to equal a particular rate or amount, based on an average that is calculated over a period of time: »People are usually prepared to accept a spread of investment that covers different risk levels, providing they average… …   Financial and business terms

  • average out (at something) — ˌaverage ˈout (at sth) derived to result in an average amount over a period of time or when several things are considered • The cost should average out at about £6 per person. • Sometimes I pay, sometimes he pays it seems to average out (= result …   Useful english dictionary

  • average out — UK US average out 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. »This is the… …   Financial and business terms

  • average out at/to sth — ► to equal a particular rate or amount, based on an average that is calculated over a period of time: »People are usually prepared to accept a spread of investment that covers different risk levels, providing they average out at the level of risk …   Financial and business terms

  • average something out (at something) — ˌaverage sthˈout (at sth) derived to calculate the average of sth Main entry: ↑averagederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • average — av|e|rage1 W2S2 [ˈævərıdʒ] adj 1.) the average amount is the amount you get when you add together several quantities and divide this by the total number of quantities ▪ The age of the candidates ranged from 29 to 49 with an average age of 37. ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cop-out — n excuse, dodge, evasion, fraud, pretence, pretext, alibi COLLOQ. get out, shirking, passing the buck * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: cop out, verb (herein) 1. : an excuse for copping out …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sit — W1S1 [sıt] v past tense and past participle sat [sæt] present participle sitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a chair etc)¦ 2¦(objects/buildings etc)¦ 3¦(do nothing)¦ 4¦(committee/parliament etc)¦ 5¦(meeting)¦ 6¦(animal/bird)¦ 7¦(look after)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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