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put sth at sth

verb uk phrasal verb with put   /pʊt/ (present participle putting, past tense and past participle put) us  
to guess or roughly calculate that something will cost a particular amount, or that something is a particular size, number, or amount: The value of the painting has been put at £1 million. I'd put her at (= guess that her age is) about 35.Calculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and divisionAssessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluating
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