Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “estimated”

estimated

adjective [before noun]     /ˈestɪmeɪtɪd/ US   /-ṱɪd/
used when saying what the cost, size, value, etc. of something is believed to be, although it is not known for certain: The business is worth an estimated $250 million. The estimated cost of the building project is well over £1 million.
(Definition of estimated adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of estimated

More Business English definitions for “estimated”

Word of the Day

handout

a document given to students or reporters which contains information about a particular subject

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More