Translation of "estimate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈes.tɪ.mət/

a guess of what the size, value, amount, cost, etc. of something might be

The number of people who applied for the course was 120 compared with an initial estimate of between 50 and 100. 最初估计申请选修这门课程的学生也就是50到100人,可实际上报名的有120人。
We'll accept the lowest of three estimates for the building work. 在对这项建筑工程的3个投标中,我们将采纳报价最低的那个。
a conservative (= low) estimate 保守估计
a rough (= not exact) estimate 粗略估计

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