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noun 
  1. A rough calculation or guess.
  2. (context, construction) A document (or verbal notification) specifying how much a job will probably cost.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: schatting
  • French: estimation
  • German: Kostenvoranschlag
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
  • Italian: stima
    (trans-mid)
verb (estimates, estimating, estimated, estimated)
  1. to calculate roughly, often from imperfect data
Translations: 
  • Dutch: schatten
  • French: estimer
    (trans-mid)
  • German: abschí¤tzen, schí¤tzen
  • Italian: stimare
Etymology: From ancient Latin word aes timare ("to value copper", note: copper was the currency in Ancient Rome).


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