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compute

verb [T] uk   /kəmˈpjuːt/ formal us  
to calculate an answer or amount by using a machine: Compute the ratio of the object's height to its weight.
computation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌkɒm.pjʊˈteɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːm.pjə-/
Translations of “compute”
in Spanish computar, calcular…
in French calculer…
in German berechnen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用機器)計算…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用机器)计算…
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