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"est." in British English

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est.adjective

written abbreviation for estimated : the ​town of Brownford (est. ​population 14,000) written abbreviation forestablished: used with a ​date to show when a ​company or ​organization was ​begun: P. R. Jones & Co, Est. 1920

-estsuffix

uk   us   /-ɪst/ /-əst/
used to ​form the superlative of many ​adjectives and ​adverbs: bravest latest
(Definition of est. from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"est." in Business English

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est.adjective

uk   us
abbreviation for established, used with a ​date to show when a ​company or ​organization was begun: G. B. Titus & Co., est. 1842
abbreviation for estimated, used to show that a ​figure has been ​calculated using some guesses and may not be ​exact: Est. ​cost, $2.4 million the town of Brownford (est. ​population 14,000)

ESTnoun [S]

uk   us  
abbreviation for Eastern Standard Time: the ​time on the eastern ​coast of the United ​States and Canada: The ​flightleft Toronto at 22:55 EST.
(Definition of est. from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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