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Main Entry: 1es·ti·mate
Pronunciation: primarystresses-tschwa-secondarystressmamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -mat·ed; -mat·ing
1 : to judge the approximate value, size, or cost of on the basis of experience or observation rather than actual measurement <estimate the distance> <estimate a painting job>
2 : CONCLUDE 2, determine <estimated that the fire started in the kitchen>
- es·ti·ma·tor /-secondarystressmamacrt-schwar/ noun

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