Meaning of “guesstimate” in the English Dictionary

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"guesstimate" in British English

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guesstimatenoun [ C ]

also guestimate uk /ˈɡes.tə.mət/ us /ˈɡes.tə.mət/ informal

(Definition of “guesstimate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"guesstimate" in American English

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guesstimatenoun [ C ]

us /ˈɡes·tə·mət/

a calculation of the size or amount of something when you do not know all the facts:

Current guesstimates are that the company’s profits will increase by 10% this year.

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

"guesstimate" in Business English

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guesstimatenoun [ C ]

also guestimate uk /ˈɡestɪmət/ us informal

an approximate calculation of the size or amount of something:

I would put potential sales at about 100,000, but that's only a guesstimate.

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

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