- central tendency
- noun Date: circa 1928 the degree of clustering of the values of a statistical distribution that is usually measured by the arithmetic mean, mode, or median

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

- central tendency
- noun Date: circa 1928 the degree of clustering of the values of a statistical distribution that is usually measured by the arithmetic mean, mode, or median

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

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