Meaning of CALCULATION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ kælkjʊleɪʃ(ə)n ]

( calculations)


A calculation is something that you think about and work out mathematically. Calculation is the process of working something out mathematically.

Leonard made a rapid calculation: he’d never make it in time.

...the calculation of their assets.

N-VAR : oft N of n


A calculation is something that you think carefully about and arrive at a conclusion on after having considered all the relevant factors.

For the President, the calculations are equally difficult. If the peacekeeping operation goes wrong he risks appearing weak.


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