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compute

verb [T] uk   us   /kəmˈpjuːt/ formal
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 Vietnamese tính toán…
in Spanish computar, calcular…
in Thai คำนวณ…
in Malaysian mengira…
in French calculer…
in German berechnen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用機器)計算…
in Indonesian menghitung…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用机器)计算…
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