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calculated

[ kal-kyuh-ley-tid ]
/ ˈkæl kyəˌleɪ tɪd /
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adjective
arrived at or determined by mathematical calculation; ascertained mathematically.
carefully thought out or planned: a calculated effort.
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Origin of calculated

First recorded in 1715–25; calculate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM calculated

cal·cu·lat·ed·ly, adverbcal·cu·lat·ed·ness, nounun·cal·cu·lat·ed, adjectivewell-cal·cu·lat·ed, adjective
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How to use calculated in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for calculated

calculated
/ (ˈkælkjʊˌleɪtɪd) /

adjective (usually prenominal)
undertaken after considering the likelihood of success or failurea calculated risk
deliberately planned; premeditateda calculated insult
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