In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(calculate approximately)(price/number/age) calcularto estimate sth at sth
- the company estimates its losses at 7 million — la compañía calcula que ha sufrido pérdidas del orden de 7 millones
- his estate has been estimated at $400 million — se le calcula un patrimonio de 400 millones de dólares
- The mark-up of imports of U.S. goods through Dubai is estimated at twenty percent.
- The company recently won the account, which is conservatively estimated to be worth £6 million.
- The estimated cost of producing electric power from anaerobic digestion of animal manure is 3.7 to 5.4 cents per kilowatt-hour.
- It is imperative that companies understand their real costs when estimating a job.
- Some researchers have estimated that obesity causes about 300,000 deaths in the U.S. annually.
- But which valuation methods are most suitable for estimating these external costs?
- Nor is there any suggestion that publishers are hopelessly inaccurate when estimating future sales.
- Casualties on both sides are estimated at two million including half a million dead.
- Total manufacturing capacity is estimated at 500 tonnes a year.
- Police experts estimated the bike could have achieved speeds of up to 70 mph.
- National wheat consumption is estimated at 131,000 tonnes and a further 1,500 tonnes is required for seed production.
- For that reason, estimating the net asset value can be a dangerous business.
- Road accidents are estimated to cost the equivalent of seven billion pounds per year.
- The average mean dose of irradiation was six times the quantity estimated by the doctor.
- Experts estimate that between 70 % and 80 % of wireless networks are insecure.
- Officials estimate that Britons alone lose £150 million a year to such frauds.
- Migraine is estimated to account for 20 % of all absenteeism due to sickness.
- The cost of the investment in these five projects is estimated at 60 million.
- Much interior and exterior repair work has to be done, at a cost yet to be estimated.
- One important clue comes from estimating the rate at which sediments were deposited.
2estimated past participle(cost/speed) aproximadoestimated time of arrival — hora de llegada previsto
3(form judgment of)(outcome/ability) juzgar(ability/outcome) valorarwhat do you estimate his chances to be? — ¿qué posibilidades crees que tiene?
1(rough calculation)cálculo aproximado masculineat a rough estimate — haciendo un cálculo aproximado
- to make an estimate — hacer un cálculo
- This involves making an estimate of the value of the contract.
- It includes cases studies of couples undergoing treatment as well as a rough estimate of costs.
- The $2.8 million is a conservative estimate based on records from the House and Senate clerks' offices.
- The most optimistic estimates predict less than half this number will actually turn out.
- Official estimates put the value of the conference to the Manchester economy at more than £2m.
- I must stress that this is only an estimate and not a calculation.
- In practice, however, this doesn't yield accurate estimates of the graduation rate.
- Current market estimates place values of more than €500 million on the airline.
- In which case, a calculator and some rough estimates might help.
- There was no estimate available from any source of the number of demonstrators.
- Some estimates put the value of 100GB of enterprise data at one million dollars.
- Of course, such calculations are estimates and are subject to many uncertainties.
- Conservative estimates indicate that this could lead to a further 4,000 additional vacancies.
- Last year's estimates put the cost of the project at $1.13 billion.
- Though such estimates may be of value for research or policy purposes, using them to scare the public cannot be considered legitimate.
- Our estimate of that value may be incorrect, in fact it almost certainly is.
- Current estimates value the ISP at £340 million - half what it was estimated to be worth a year ago.
- Reliable estimates of the prevalence of this condition are difficult to obtain because of the diversity of identifiable causes.
- According to some estimates, the building society is worth more than €1 billion.
- Their estimates of the size of the impact, however, are probably excessive.
(of costs)presupuesto masculine
- Instead, from time to time, she obtained other estimates for repairing and making the house safe.
- Merton Council, which owns the building, says it is getting estimates for its repair.
- Whatever your final choice, be sure and get a detailed estimate in writing.
- Mr Soady said the firm has submitted two estimates for repairs to Total and was now waiting for a reply.
- The cost of simply getting a quote or estimate for its repair will likely amount to a fair percentage of the replacement cost.
- He said the company carries out measurements for homes and provides estimates free of charge.
- The estimate is too often viewed as a necessary administrative step to get sales.
- They were told to get an estimate of the likely cost of ramps and bring it before parish councillors again.
- It is important to remember that estimates are not written in a vacuum.
- To prevent reorders and delays, they needed to be able to write accurate estimates.
3formal(assessment)valoración feminine formaljuicio masculine
- His real kindness was shown by genial estimates of character and liberal appreciation of the labours of others engaged in kindred studies.
- They can only make fair estimates of their physical characteristics or their personality traits.
- It's how you make any sort of estimate of the character of a public figure.
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