adjective see estimate I

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  • Estimative — Es ti*ma*tive, a. [Cf. F. estimatif.] 1. Inclined, or able, to estimate; serving for, or capable of being used in, estimating. [1913 Webster] We find in animals an estimative or judicial faculty. Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • estimative — Estimative. s. f. Connoissance qui nous apprend à juger des choses à la premiere vuë, & sans les envisager de trop prés …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • estimative — ˈestəˌmād.iv, məd. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French estimatif, from Medieval Latin estimativus, from Latin aestimatus + ivus ive 1. : adapted for and capable of estimating and judging the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • estimative — ● estimatif, estimative adjectif (latin médiéval aestimativus) Qui contient l estimation de quelque chose : Devis estimatif des travaux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • estimative — /es teuh may tiv/, adj. 1. capable of estimating. 2. pertaining to or based upon estimation; estimated. [1350 1400; ME < ML aestimativus. See ESTIMATE, IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • estimative — adjective Of or pertaining to an estimate or to estimation …   Wiktionary

  • estimative — (è sti ma ti v ) s. f. Terme didactique. Faculté qui apprend à juger, à apprécier.    Peu usité. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Estimatif …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • estimative — es·ti·ma·tive …   English syllables

  • estimative — /ˈɛstəmətɪv/ (say estuhmuhtiv) adjective 1. capable of estimating. 2. based upon or relating to estimation …   Australian English dictionary

  • Words of Estimative Probability — (WEP or WEPs) are terms used by intelligence analysts in the production of analytic reports to convey the likelihood of a future event occurring. They express the extent of their confidence in the finding. A well chosen WEP provides a decision… …   Wikipedia

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