The definition of average is typical or common.
In conformity with regular practice or procedure:
Kept regularly in stock:
Not distinguished by superior or noteworthy characteristics; average:
Of, relating to, in, from or for use in a garden.
Of ordinary or undistinguished quality.
Relatively poor or inferior; below average
(Archaic) Having no visible elevation or depression; flat; level.
Not separated from others into categories.
Not subject to exceptions; absolute.
Able to be depended on for the discharge of obligations incurred; of unimpaired credit.
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