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estimation

noun uk   /ˌes.tɪˈmeɪ.ʃən/ us  

estimation noun (OPINION)

[S] your opinion of someone or something: In my estimation a lot of other banks are going to have the same problem. He sank in my estimation (= my opinion of him fell) when I saw how he treated his wife.Opinions, beliefs and points of view

estimation noun (GUESS)

[C or U] a guess about the cost, size, value, etc. of something: computer-aided estimations estimation of the costGuesses and assumptions
(Definition of estimation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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