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  • 1 Estimate — Es ti*mate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estimated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estimating}.] [L. aestimatus, p. p. of aestimare. See {Esteem}, v. t.] 1. To judge and form an opinion of the value of, from imperfect data, either the extrinsic (money), or intrinsic… …

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  • 2 estimate — vb 1 Estimate, appraise, evaluate, value, rate, assess, assay are comparable when meaning to judge a thing with respect to its worth. Estimate usually implies a personal and sometimes a reasoned judgment which, whether considered or casual, is by …

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  • 3 The Market for Lemons — The Market for Lemons: Quality Uncertainty and the Market Mechanism is a 1970 paper by the economist George Akerlof. It discusses information asymmetry, which occurs when the seller knows more about a product than the buyer. A lemon is an… …

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  • 4 The United States of America —     The United States of America     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The United States of America     BOUNDARIES AND AREA     On the east the boundary is formed by the St. Croix River and an arbitrary line to the St. John, and on the north by the… …

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  • 5 estimate — I. transitive verb ( mated; mating) Etymology: Latin aestimatus, past participle of aestimare to value, estimate Date: circa 1532 1. archaic a. esteem b. appraise 2. a. to …

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  • 6 estimate — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. consider, gauge, judge; value, appraise, evaluate, rate, assess, measure; compute, reckon, calculate. n. judgment, opinion, appraisal, report, criticism; calculation. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An… …

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  • 7 estimate — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ official, unofficial ▪ current, recent ▪ Current estimates suggest that supplies will run out within six months. ▪ early …

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  • 8 worth — worth1 W2S1 [wə:θ US wə:rθ] prep [: Old English; Origin: weorth worthy, of a particular value ] 1.) be worth sth a) to have a value in money ▪ The house must be worth quite a lot of money now. ▪ One of the pictures is worth £50,000. ▪ Do you know …

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  • 9 estimate — estimatingly, adv. estimator, n. v. /es teuh mayt /; n. /es teuh mit, mayt /, v., estimated, estimating, n. v.t. 1. to form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the worth, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately: to… …

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  • 10 estimate — es•ti•mate v. [[t]ˈɛs təˌmeɪt[/t]] n. [[t] mɪt, ˌmeɪt[/t]] v. mat•ed, mat•ing, n. 1) to form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the worth, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately: to estimate costs[/ex] 2) to form an… …

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  • 11 estimate — 1. verb 1) estimate the cost Syn: calculate roughly, approximate, guess; evaluate, judge, gauge, reckon, rate, determine; informal guesstimate, ballpark 2) we estimate it to be worth $50,000 Syn: consid …

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  • 12 estimate — 1. verb 1) estimate the cost Syn: calculate roughly, approximate, guess, evaluate, judge 2) we estimate it to be worth £50,000 Syn: consider, believe, reckon, deem, judge, rat …

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  • 14 estimate — {{11}}estimate (n.) 1560s, valuation, from L. aestimatus, verbal noun from aestimare (see ESTEEM (Cf. esteem)). Earlier in sense power of the mind (mid 15c.). Meaning approximate judgment is from 1580s. As a builder s statement of projected costs …

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  • 15 estimate — verb ɛstɪmeɪt roughly calculate or judge the value, number, quantity, or extent of. noun ɛstɪmət 1》 an approximate calculation or judgement.     ↘a written statement indicating the likely price that will be charged for specified work. 2》 an… …

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  • 16 Estimate — Es ti*mate, n. A valuing or rating by the mind, without actually measuring, weighing, or the like; rough or approximate calculation; as, an estimate of the cost of a building, or of the quantity of water in a pond. [1913 Webster] Weigh success in …

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  • 17 worth — I noun account, advantage, aestimatio, appraisal, appraisement, avail, benefit, caliber, charge, cost, credit, desert, esteem, estimation, excellence, expense, importance, merit, par, pretium, price, profit, profitableness, quality, quotation,… …

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  • 18 estimate — [es′tə māt΄; ] for n. [, es′təmit] vt. estimated, estimating [< L aestimatus, pp. of aestimare: see ESTEEM] 1. to form an opinion or judgment about 2. to judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.);… …

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  • 20 The Natural Economic Order — is the most famous book of Silvio Gesell. PUBLISHED REFERENCES TO GESELL S THEORY John Maynard Keynes: General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936): Gesell s main book is written in cool, scientific language; though it is suffused… …

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