calculated

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adjective cal·cu·lat·ed \-ˌlā-təd\

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>

calculatedly

adverb

calculatedness

noun

Examples of calculated in a sentence

  1. <took a calculated risk and got in on the ground floor of the new enterprise>

1722

First Known Use of calculated

1722

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CALCULATED Defined for English Language Learners

calculated

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adjective cal·cu·lat·ed \-ˌlā-təd\

Definition of calculated for English Language Learners

  • : carefully planned for a particular and often improper purpose



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