# Definitions and Synonyms of *mean deviation from the mean* | Another word for *mean deviation from the mean* | What is *mean deviation from the mean? *

*Definition 1: the arithmetic mean of the absolute values of deviations from the mean of a distribution - [noun denoting cognition]*

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*(**mean deviation from the mean* is a kind of ...) the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function

*mean deviation from the mean*is a kind of ...) the difference between an observed value and the expected value of a variable or function