below average

below average

Subpar. You'll never get into a top college with below average grades like these.
See also: average, below

below average

lower or worse than average. Tom's strength is below average for a child his size. Dad asked why my grades are below average.
See also: average, below
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Global Banking News-November 3, 2014--Siam Commercial Bank says 2014 loan growth to be below average
Men whose looks are rated as below average by door-to-door interviewers typically earn 26 percent less than average.
By contrast, throughout the Midwest, including in the Fourth District, increases in mortgage debt were generally below average throughout this period, though still increasing.
San Francisco, CA, have below average or poor joint health, and more than 70% of Baby Boomers have below average or poor joint health.
Damascus, (SANA) - Syrian Meteorology Department expected on Tuesday that rainfalls with thunderstorms will continue in most of the Syrian provinces, adding that the temperature will drop to below average due to the low pressure coming from the southwest, bringing southwestern currents in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
Not since 2001 have temperatures been widely below average during December, so this is quite a major change from the pattern during recent years.
Its level has been consistently below average since 1998.
Sunshine was well below average, making it the 20th dullest March in 123 years of record.
Japan's weather agency predicted Tokyo's highest temperature Thursday will be 7 C below average at about 24 C.
Survey analysts found that, across the state, patients gave above-average scores to 25 percent of hospitals and average scores to 57 percent, and they rated 18 percent of their hospital experiences below average.
UNION leaders yesterday stepped up their campaign to close the pay gap between men and women after a new report showed that almost two thirds of adult women had a below average income.
And Lake Erie, the shallowest of the lakes) was below average throughout 2000 and as of February 2001 was still four feet below average.
In addition, payrolls declined in both wholesale and retail trade in South Dakota, and payroll increases were below average in wholesale trade in Arkansas, in retail trade in Nebraska, and in services in South Dakota.
Bojkov, an atmospheric scientist with the United Nations' World Meteorological Organization in Geneva, reports that concentrations of stratospheric ozone measured 9 to 20 percent below average in the middle and high latitudes of the northern hemisphere during December, January, and February Ozone concentrations were even lower this year than last, when they also measured well below the average for the last 30 years, says Bojkov, who analyzed groundbased measurements as well as some data from US.