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reckonverb [T]

 us   /ˈrek·ən/
  • reckon verb [T] (CALCULATE)

to calculate an amount based on facts or on your expectations: Do you reckon this watch has a little value? [+ that clause] Brusca reckons that the value of all goods and services produced declined last quarter.
  • reckon verb [T] (CONSIDER)

to consider or have the opinion that something is as stated: She reckoned they were both equally responsible. She was widely reckoned to be the best actress of her generation. I reckon I better get goin’ now.
reckoning
noun [U]  us   /ˈrek·ə·nɪŋ/
By my reckoning, we should get there in another hour or so.
(Definition of reckon from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"reckon" in British English

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reckonverb

uk   /ˈrek.ən/  us   /ˈrek.ən/
  • reckon verb (THINK)

B2 [I] informal to think or believe: I reckon it's going to rain. [+ (that)] How much do you reckon (that) it's going to cost? "Can you fix my car today?" "I reckon not/so (= probably not/probably)."

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  • reckon verb (CALCULATE)

[T] mainly UK to calculate an amount: Angela quickly reckoned the amount on her fingers. The inflation rate is now reckoned to be 10 percent.
(Definition of reckon from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"reckon" in Business English

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reckonverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈrekən/
to calculate an amount: Fees are reckoned in Euros but can be paid in any currency.
to give a general idea about an amount or number: The authors reckon that public sector debt is over 65% of GDP.sth is reckoned to be sth The market value is reckoned to be 10 million dollars. The deal is reckoned to be worth $14.4 billion.
(Definition of reckon from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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