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  • 1 average — I. n. 1. Medium, mean proportion, medial sum or quantity. 2. Mediocrity, medium grade, mean standard. II. v. a. 1. Equate, reduce to an average, reduce to a mean. 2. (Com.) Proportion, distribute proportionally. III …

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  • 2 Average cost pricing — is one of the ways government regulate a monopoly market. Monopolists tend to produce less than the optimal quantity pushing the prices up. Government may use average cost pricing as a tool to regulate prices monopolists may charge.Average cost… …

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  • 3 Average — Av er*age, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Averaged} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Averaging}.] 1. To find the mean of, when sums or quantities are unequal; to reduce to a mean. [1913 Webster] 2. To divide among a number, according to a given proportion; as, to… …

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  • 4 average — averageable, adj. averagely, adv. averageness, n. /av euhr ij, av rij/, n., adj., v., averaged, averaging. n. 1. a quantity, rating, or the like that represents or approximates an arithmetic mean: Her golf average is in the 90s. My average in… …

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  • 5 average — /ˈævrɪdʒ/ (say avrij), /ˈævərɪdʒ / (say avuhrij) noun 1. an arithmetical mean. 2. a quantity intermediate to a set of quantities. 3. the ordinary, normal, or typical amount, rate, quality, kind, etc.; the common run. 4. Commerce a. a small charge …

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  • 6 average — av•er•age [[t]ˈæv ər ɪdʒ, ˈæv rɪdʒ[/t]] n. adj. v. aged, ag•ing 1) math. cvb a) a quantity, rating, or the like that represents or approximates an arithmetic mean: a golf average in the 90 s Compare grade point average b) arithmetic mean c) a… …

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  • 7 average — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. normal, norm, mean, standard. adj. mean, normal, ordinary. See unimportance, mediocrity, generality. Ant., exceptional, extraordinary, outstanding. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. ordinary, normal, medium …

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  • 8 Average Annual Growth Rate - AAGR — The average increase in the value of an individual investment or portfolio over the period of a year. It is calculated by taking the arithmetic mean of the growth rate over two annual periods. The average annual growth rate can be calculated for… …

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  • 9 average down — A strategy used by investors to reduce the average cost of shares, in which the investor purchases more shares with a fixed amount of capital as the price of the shares decreases. The investor receives more shares per dollar and decreases the… …

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  • 10 Corporate Average Fuel Economy — CAFE redirects here. For other uses, see Cafe (disambiguation). The Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) are regulations in the United States, first enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1975,[1] and intended to improve the average fuel economy of… …

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  • 11 Weighted average cost of carbon — The Weighted average cost of carbon is used in finance to measure a firm s specific cost of carbon. It expresses how much an organization is expending to either reduce carbon emissions internally (wict|abatement) or offsetting externally (carbon… …

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  • 12 Weighted-Average Life — The Weighted Average Life (WAL) of an amortizing loan or amortizing bond, also called average life, [ [http://www.pimco.com/LeftNav/BondResources/Glossary/ PIMCO glossary] ] is the weighted average of the times of the principal repayments : it s… …

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  • 13 Earned run average — In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. The ERA tells the average number of runs a pitcher would surrender over the course of a full game had he been kept in for… …

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  • 14 Height above average terrain — (HAAT) (or less popularly, EHAAT, Effective Height Above Average Terrain) is used extensively in FM radio and television, as it is actually much more important than effective radiated power (ERP) in determining the range of broadcasts (VHF and… …

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  • 15 Nikkei Stock Average — An index of prices on the Tokyo Stock Exchange It was originally known as the Nikkei Dow Jones Index and first calculated on 16 May 1949, based at 176. 21. The Nikkei Stock Average is a price weighted index of 225 Japanese companies representing… …

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  • 16 Nikkei Stock Average — The index of stock prices used on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. It is a price weighted index of 225 Japanese companies. It was restructured for the first time in its history in late 1991 by its administrator, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun financial… …

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  • 17 Craps — Example of playing dice used in craps Craps is a dice game in which players place wagers on the outcome of the roll, or a series of rolls, of a pair of dice. Players may wager money against each other (street craps, also known as shooting dice or …

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  • 18 Distribution of the FairTax burden — Part of the U.S. Taxation series FairTax FairTax subarticles Distribution of the burden …

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  • 19 Abstract labour and concrete labour — Part of a series on Marxism …

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  • 20 Equate — E*quate , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Equated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Equating}.] [L. aequatus, p. p. of aequare to make level or equal, fr. aequus level, equal. See {Equal}.] To make equal; to reduce to an average; to make such an allowance or correction in …

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