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"quantify" in British English

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quantifyverb [T]

uk   /ˈkwɒn.tɪ.faɪ/  us   /ˈkwɑːn.t̬ə-/
to ​measure or ​judge the ​size or ​amount of something: It's ​difficult to quantify how many ​people will be ​affected by the ​change.
quantification
noun [U] uk   /ˌkwɒn.tɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkwɑːn.t̬ə-/
(Definition of quantify from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"quantify" in American English

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quantifyverb [T]

 us   /ˈkwɑn·təˌfɑɪ/
to ​measure or ​judge the ​amount or ​number of something: It’s ​difficult to quantify how many ​people will have to ​payhighertaxes.
(Definition of quantify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"quantify" in Business English

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quantifyverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈkwɒntɪfaɪ/
to ​measure the ​size or ​amount of something and ​express it as a ​number: difficult/hard/impossible to quantify The ​economiccosts of IT complexity are hard to quantify. He said it was too early to quantify the ​totalfinancialimpact of the hurricanes.
quantification
noun [U]
The ​question was not simply one of quantification of ​damages, it was one of ​liability.
(Definition of quantify from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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