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calculate
American English: /ˈkælkjəˌleɪt/
British English: /ˈkalkjʊleɪt/

Translation of calculate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (compute, estimate) he calculated the risks
    calculó los riesgos
    Example sentences
    • As most deals do not go through agencies, it is difficult to calculate the total number of hotels sold.
    • This impression can be assessed quantitatively by calculating a likelihood ratio as before.
    • Given the number of coffee cups to dispense, the program is required to calculate the amount and display to the user.
  • 2 (aim, design)to be calculated to + infinitivehis remarks were calculated to offend
    lo dijo con la intención or el próposito de ofender
    policies calculated to appeal to younger voters
    medidas pensadas or planeadas para atraer el voto de los jóvenes
    Example sentences
    • The sanctions are calculated to go into effect on the eve of a presidential election year.
    • Odds ratios and corresponding confidence intervals were calculated to measure the main effect of diabetes on eating disorders.
    • Confidence intervals were also calculated to confirm the effect size.

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

calculate on

verb + preposition + object
you can calculate on about 20 replies
calcula que llegarán unas 20 respuestas
I'd calculated on arriving at about seven
había pensado or planeado llegar a eso de las siete

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