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If culture has a sporting location it lies somewhere between the fiercely determined and the cold calculation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They had six minutes to make their calculations. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That explains the political calculation behind her two speeches. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fiscal watchdog will base its calculation on the share price nearer to when it publishes its forecast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Its calculations are based on those areas that need the least increase in space to make a profit if the new property is sold. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All right, let's do a simple calculation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This method of calculation gives those who appear often an advantage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Official calculations suggest that the welfare bill has ballooned in recent times. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Show clearly your calculation and how you use the graph to obtain your answer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is taxation as pure political calculation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These people have made the wrong calculation. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There is no particular evidence that the bases of his calculations are right or wrong. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)Thus any calculation of results and expenditure is inevitably distorted. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)We do not make conscious calculations each time we make a friend or do a favour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He will have worked his way up by cautious conservatism and careful calculation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It should be based on a cold calculation of national interest. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One problem is that the calculation gives perverse results when companies have destroyed shareholder value. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Gross rental yield is a simple calculation of the annual rent achievable as a percentage of the purchase price. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This was all about political calculation. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His calculation was a simple one. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So, once you have its size and shape you can begin to make some calculations. Planning the Organic Vegetable Garden (1986)It seems the calculation depends on measuring the positions of marshmallows that don't melt. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The company disputes calculations about the value of its assets, potential efficiency savings and inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our calculations suggest that they are responsible for 18% of the global warming we are experiencing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Rather, she didn't make any calculation at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'calculation'
British English: calculation /ˌkælkjʊˈleɪʃən/ NOUN
A calculation is something that you think about and work out mathematically.
The machine does the calculations.
- American English: calculation
- Arabic: حُسْبان
- Brazilian Portuguese: cálculo
- Chinese: 计算
- Croatian: računica
- Czech: výpočet
- Danish: beregning
- Dutch: berekening
- European Spanish: cálculo
- Finnish: laskelma
- French: calcul
- German: Berechnung
- Greek: υπολογισμός
- Italian: calcolo
- Japanese: 計算
- Korean: 계산
- Norwegian: utregning
- Polish: obliczenie
- European Portuguese: cálculo
- Romanian: calcul
- Russian: расчет
- Spanish: cálculo
- Swedish: beräkning
- Thai: การคำนวณ
- Turkish: hesaplama
- Ukrainian: розрахунок
- Vietnamese: sự tính toán
Definition of calculation from the Collins English Dictionary
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