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English definition of “estimator”

estimator

noun [C]     /ˈestɪmeɪtər/
ACCOUNTING someone whose job is to estimate the cost of something: He became an estimator for a construction company in 2009.
IT a computer program that helps to calculate the cost or value of something: This unemployment insurance estimator allows you to estimate how much your Unemployment Insurance Benefits will be before you file a new unemployment insurance claim.
(Definition of estimator noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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