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Usually working, affirm how old one is (2,7)

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I believe the answer is:

on average

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Here is my best explanation:

'usually' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)

'working affirm how old one is' is the wordplay.
'working' becomes 'on'.
'affirm' becomes 'aver' ('aver' can be a synonym of 'affirm').
'how old one is' becomes 'age'.
'on'+'aver'+'age'='ON AVERAGE'

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This clue was last seen in The Guardian

(Other definitions for on average that I've seen before include "typically speaking", "Usually", "Generally" and "Typically".)

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