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estimationnoun

uk   us   /ˌes.tɪˈmeɪ.ʃən/

estimation noun (OPINION)

[S] your opinion of someone or something: In my estimation a lot of other banks are going to have the same problem. He sank in my estimation (= my opinion of him fell) when I saw how he treated his wife.

estimation noun (GUESS)

[C or U] a guess or calculation about the cost, size, value, etc. of something: computer-aided estimations estimation of the cost
Translations of “estimation”
in Korean 평가치…
in Arabic تَقدير…
in Portuguese estimativa, parecer, opinião…
in Catalan opinió…
in Japanese (人、物に対する)意見…
in Italian giudizio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 看法, 估計, 判斷…
in Russian суждение, мнение…
in Turkish kanı, kanaat, düşünce…
in Chinese (Simplified) 看法, 估计, 判断…
in Polish ocena, opinia…
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