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estimate

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈestɪmeɪt/
B2 to guess the cost, size, value, etc of something: [+ that] They estimate that a hundred people were killed in the accident. The number of dead is estimated at a hundred.Guesses and assumptions
estimated adjective B2 an estimated cost
Translations of “estimate”
in Korean 추정하다…
in Arabic يُخَمِّن…
in French estimer, évaluer…
in Turkish tahmin etmek, tahminde bulunmak…
in Italian valutare, stimare, prevedere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 估計, 估算, 估價…
in Russian подсчитывать, оценивать…
in Polish oceniać, szacować…
in Spanish estimar, calcular…
in Portuguese estimar…
in German schätzen, beurteilen…
in Catalan estimar, calcular…
in Japanese ~を見積もる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 估计, 估算, 估价…
(Definition of estimate verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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