Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “calculation”

See all translations

calculation

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌkælkjəˈleɪʃən/
the process of finding an amount or number using mathematics: A calculation of their tax liability will be made from their account books.
an opinion that you form about something, or the process of forming an opinion: My calculation is that it's going to take a while.
Translations of “calculation”
in Korean 계산…
in Arabic حِساب…
in Portuguese cálculo…
in Catalan càlcul…
in Japanese 計算…
in Italian calcolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數字, 算,計算…
in Russian вычисление, подсчет, обдумывание…
in Turkish hesaplama, bir şeyi en ince ayrıntısına kadar düşünüp, hesap etme…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数字, 算,计算…
in Polish obliczenie, kalkulacja, wyrachowanie…
(Definition of calculation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of calculation?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “calculation” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

pot luck

anything that is available or is found by chance, rather than something chosen, planned, or prepared

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More