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estimation

[es-tuh-mey-shuh n] /ˌɛs təˈmeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
judgment or opinion:
In my estimation the boy is guilty.
2.
esteem; respect.
3.
approximate calculation; estimate:
to make an estimation of one's expenditures.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English estimacioun < Middle French < Latin aestimātiōn- (stem of aestimātiō). See estimate, -ion
Related forms
preestimation, noun
reestimation, noun
self-estimation, noun
Synonyms
2. appreciation, regard, honor, veneration.
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British Dictionary definitions for re-estimation

estimation

/ˌɛstɪˈmeɪʃən/
noun
1.
a considered opinion; judgment what is your estimation of the situation?
2.
esteem; respect
3.
the act of estimating
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Word Origin and History for re-estimation
estimation
late 14c., from O.Fr. estimacion, from L. aestimationem (nom. aestimatio) "a valuation," from aestimare "to value" (see esteem).
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