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"calculation" in British English

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calculationnoun

uk   /ˌkæl.kjəˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkæl.kjəˈleɪ.ʃən/
  • calculation noun (NUMBERS)

B2 [C or U] the ​process of using ​information you already have and ​adding, taking away, ​multiplying, or ​dividingnumbers to ​judge the ​number or ​amount of something: The calculations that you did/madecontained a few ​inaccuracies.

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  • calculation noun (PERSON)

[U] carefulplanning to ​control a ​situation for ​your own ​advantage in a way that is ​slightlyunpleasant and ​causespeople not to ​trust you: There's an ​element of calculation in his ​behaviour that makes me ​distrust him.
(Definition of calculation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"calculation" in Business English

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calculationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌkælkjəˈleɪʃən/
the ​process of ​finding an ​amount or ​number using mathematics: A calculation of their ​taxliability will be made from their ​accountbooks.
an ​opinion that you ​form about something, or the ​process of ​forming an ​opinion: My calculation is that it's going to take a while.
(Definition of calculation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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