average out at/to sth


average out at/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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  • 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 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… …   Financial and business terms

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  • beat — beat1 W2S2 [bi:t] v past tense beat past participle beaten [ˈbi:tn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(competition/election)¦ 2¦(hit)¦ 3¦(hit against)¦ 4¦(do better)¦ 5¦(be better)¦ 6¦(food)¦ 7¦(control/deal with)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • score — score1 W2S3 [sko: US sko:r] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a game)¦ 2¦(in a test or experiment)¦ 3¦(music)¦ 4 on that score 5 know the score 6 settle a score 7¦(mark)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1000 1100; : Old Norse; Origin: sk …   Dictionary of contemporary English