Translation of "calculation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˌkæl.kjəˈleɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkæl.kjəˈleɪ.ʃən/

calculation noun (NUMBERS)

B2 [ C or U ] the process of using information you already have and adding, taking away, multiplying, or dividing numbers to judge the number or amount of something

The calculations that you did/made contained a few inaccuracies. 你的计算有几处不准确。

More examples

  • I spent hours doing that calculation and I still got the answer wrong.
  • She made a rough calculation of the likely cost.
  • We used different methods of calculation, but we both got the same result.
  • a numerical calculation
  • According to my calculations, we're still two thousand pounds short.

calculation noun (PERSON)

[ U ] careful planning to control a situation for your own advantage in a way that is slightly unpleasant and causes people not to trust you

There's an element of calculation in his behaviour that makes me distrust him. 他的行为透着些许算计,让我不信任他。

(Translation of “calculation” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)