Definitions for calculative-ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
cal•cu•la•tionˌkæl kyəˈleɪ ʃən(n.)
the act or process of calculating; computation.
the result of calculating.
an estimate based on the known facts; forecast.
forethought; prior or careful planning.
Origin of calculation:
1350–1400; ME < LL
cal′cu•la`tive-ˌleɪ tɪv, -lə tɪv(adj.)cal`cu•la′tion•al
calculating, calculative, conniving, scheming, shrewd(adj)
used of persons
"the most calculating and selfish men in the community"
Of, pertaining to, or involving calculation.
of or pertaining to calculation; involving calculation
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