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adjective cal·cu·lat·ed \-ˌlā-təd\

Simple Definition of calculated

  • : carefully planned for a particular and often improper purpose

Full Definition of calculated

  1. 1 :  apt, likely

  2. 2 a :  worked out by mathematical calculation b :  engaged in, undertaken, or displayed after reckoning or estimating the statistical probability of success or failure <a calculated risk>

  3. 3 a :  planned or contrived to accomplish a purpose b :  deliberate, intended <a calculated attempt to deceive voters>

cal·cu·lat·ed·ly adverb
cal·cu·lat·ed·ness noun


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