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estimative

[es-tuh-mey-tiv] /ˈɛs təˌmeɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
capable of estimating.
2.
pertaining to or based upon estimation; estimated.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin aestimātīvus. See estimate, -ive
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Examples from the web for estimative
  • The three types of finished intelligence are: basic, current, and estimative.
  • Progress report on efforts to pin down an elusive estimative problem.
  • The three types of finished intelligence are: basic, current, and estimative.
  • Little independent knowledge or informed outside opinion is incorporated in estimative products.
  • The engineering orientation also led materially toward the estimative method of technical evaluation.
  • National estimative intelligence was reduced to also-ran status.

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