ADV. very Peter was a very average golfer. | fairly | above, below an above average climb in prices
ADJ. annual | national The national average is just over two children per family. | overall | weighted | batting, bowling (both in cricket)
VERB + AVERAGE arrive at, calculate, find, work out You'll have to calculate the average.
PREP. above ~ His test results are well above average. | below ~, on ~ On average, prices have risen 6%.