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  • n  an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth
    an estimate of what it would cost
  • n  a judgment of the qualities of something or somebody
    many factors are involved in any estimate of human life
  • n  a document appraising the value of something (as for insurance or taxation)
  • n  a statement indicating the likely cost of some job
    he got an estimate from the car repair shop
  • n  the respect with which a person is held
  • v  judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
    I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds
  • v  judge to be probable

  • Even so, war critics believe the secret estimate (an unclassified summary must also be released) will have a powerful impact whenever it's finished.
  • The previous best estimate for the entire population of the western lowland gorilla one of four gorilla species was 100,000 across seven countries, and that was a figure .
  • Though the family does not publish company statistics, industry insiders reliably estimate Johnson's Wax sales at close to $150 million, on which it earned at least $11 million .
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  • Julie Gerberding in FOXNews
    This is the most reliable estimate we've had since the beginning of the epidemic,said Dr. Julie Gerberding, the CDC's director.
  • Sir Menzies Campbell in Independent
    The former Liberal Democrat leader Sir Menzies Campbell said: "At out peril, we fail to understand and estimate the sophistication of these people and their ability to turn facts into propaganda," he said. "People will assume from this that...
  • Robert Gates in USA Today
    Between Gen. Odierno and Lt. Gen. Austin we just might have the tallest command in American military history - about 13 feet of general by my estimate,Gates said.

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