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15:46 Jun 19, 2001
English to Arabic translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: estimating
To estimate the quantity of something.
Ian Roome
Arabic translation:taqyim تقييم, taqdir تقدير
Explanation:
Taqyim is closer to the meaning of assessment, while taqdir is closer to calculation of expected value.

You need to provide more context because there are other possibilities. For example, in the question "when do you estimate to be there?", you'd use the verb tatawaqqa' تتوقع.

Also, the word form will most certainly change according to your sentence structure. So you need to provide more context to get better assistance.

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naGo to http://dictionary.ajeeb.com or http://www.ectaco.com/online/index.php3?pagelang=23Fuad Yahya
nataqyim تقييم, taqdir تقدير
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taqyim تقييم, taqdir تقدير


Explanation:
Taqyim is closer to the meaning of assessment, while taqdir is closer to calculation of expected value.

You need to provide more context because there are other possibilities. For example, in the question "when do you estimate to be there?", you'd use the verb tatawaqqa' تتوقع.

Also, the word form will most certainly change according to your sentence structure. So you need to provide more context to get better assistance.

Alaa Zeineldine

Alaa Zeineldine
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Local time: 12:20
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Go to http://dictionary.ajeeb.com or http://www.ectaco.com/online/index.php3?pagelang=23


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