Definition of calculating
1 : making calculations <calculating machine>
2 : marked by prudent analysis or by shrewd consideration of selfinterest : scheming
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CALCULATING Defined for English Language Learners
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: carefully thinking about and planning actions for selfish or improper reasons
CALCULATING Defined for Kids
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: carefully thinking about and planning actions for selfish or improper reasons <a calculating criminal>
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