calculation[kal′kyo̵̅o̅ lā′s̸hən, -kyə-]
- the act or process of calculating
- something deduced by calculating; estimate; plan
- careful planning or forethought, esp. with selfish motives
- calculative adjective
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- a. The act, process, or result of calculating.b. An estimate based on probabilities.
- Careful, often cunning estimation and planning of likely outcomes, especially to advance one's own interests.
- calˈcu·laˌtive adjective