Meaning of “estimation” in the English Dictionary

"estimation" in American English

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estimationnoun [ U ]

us /ˌes·təˈmeɪ·ʃən/

judgment; opinion:

The first novel was successful, whereas the second, in my estimation, was not.

(Definition of “estimation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"estimation" in Business English

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uk /ˌestɪˈmeɪʃən/ us

[ S ] your opinion of someone or something:

in sb's estimation In my estimation a lot of other banks are going to have the same problem.

[ C ] a guess about the cost, size, value, etc. of something:

computer-aided estimations
an estimation of the cost

(Definition of “estimation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)