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mean3

 
pronunciation:
min
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something halfway between two extremes.
Can't you settle on a mean between what you want and what they want?
synonyms:
medium
definition 2: the average number or amount, usu. calculated by adding all the values in a distribution and dividing their sum by the number of such values.
The mode is the most frequent score among all the scores, and the mean is the average score.
synonyms:
arithmetic mean, average
definition 3: moderation.
the ideal of the golden mean
synonyms:
moderation
similar words:
golden mean, restraint
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part of speech: adjective
definition: being average or in the middle.
The mean temperature here in the summer is around 86 degrees.
synonyms:
intermediate, median, medium, middle, moderate
similar words:
average, middling, normal, OK, ordinary
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