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calculate

verb
 
 
/ˈkælkjəleɪt/
B2 [T] to discover an amount or number using mathematics: to calculate a cost/percentageCalculations and calculatingAddition, subtraction, multiplication and division
be calculated to do sth to be intended to have a particular effect: His comments were calculated to embarrass the prime minister.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
Translations of “calculate”
in Korean 계산하다…
in Arabic يَحْسِب…
in French calculer…
in Turkish hesaplamak…
in Italian calcolare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 算,計算…
in Russian вычислять…
in Polish obliczać…
in Spanish calcular…
in Portuguese calcular…
in German (be-)rechnen…
in Catalan calcular…
in Japanese ~を計算する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 算,计算…
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