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calculate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈkælkjəleɪt/
to find an amount or number using mathematics: calculate according to/based on/on the basis of Their pension will be calculated on the basis of their earnings and length of service.calculate that It has been calculated that the economy shrank by 2% last quarter.
to form an opinion about something: They are already in the lead and are calculating that, in all probability, they will win the election.
Translations of “calculate”
in Arabic يَحْسِب…
in Korean 계산하다…
in Malaysian kira…
in French calculer…
in Turkish hesaplamak…
in Italian calcolare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 算,計算…
in Russian вычислять…
in Polish obliczać…
in Vietnamese tính toán…
in Spanish calcular…
in Portuguese calcular…
in Thai คำนวณ…
in German (be-)rechnen…
in Catalan calcular…
in Japanese ~を計算する…
in Indonesian menghitung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 算,计算…
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