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estimation

[ es-tuh-mey-shuhn ]
/ ˌɛs təˈmeɪ ʃən /
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noun
judgment or opinion: In my estimation the boy is guilty.
esteem; respect.
approximate calculation; estimate: to make an estimation of one's expenditures.
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Origin of estimation

1325–75; Middle English estimacioun<Middle French <Latin aestimātiōn- (stem of aestimātiō). See estimate, -ion

OTHER WORDS FROM estimation

pre·es·ti·ma·tion, nounre·es·ti·ma·tion, nounself-es·ti·ma·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for estimation

estimation
/ (ˌɛstɪˈmeɪʃən) /

noun
a considered opinion; judgmentwhat is your estimation of the situation?
esteem; respect
the act of estimating
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