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English definition of “estimate”

estimate

noun [C]     /ˈestɪmət/
GUESS B2 a guess of what a size , value , amount , etc might be: a rough estimate Guesses and assumptionsApproximate
DOCUMENT a written document saying how much it will probably cost to do a job : Can you give me an estimate for the work ?Assessing and estimating valueAnalysing and evaluating
(Definition of estimate noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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