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Guestimate

The educated guess or estimate of an experienced architect, such as the approximation of total costs without having undertaken detailed calculations.
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To do this and to guestimate the client's perceived value of the legal service, your firm would need to access third-party data for benchmarking, as well as -- ideally -- the corporation's history of work with other firms.
I got the feeling at the time that the assistant gave a guestimate.
Paddy Power spokesman Paul Binfield said: "Turnover was definitely down on the previous weekend, we guestimate by 15 per cent, but it's hard to know what impact More4/Channel 4 had on that, as the previous weekend was the high-profile Ebor meeting whereas Saturday's racing was quite low-key."
His research methodology is, however, not based on actual figures and is only a 'guestimate'.
Because of the lack of statistics, Young can only "guestimate" how many LGBT elders exist, let alone lesbian elders.
"It is impossible to guestimate how the money made from extra ticket sales and merchandise would compare with his wages.
This exercise can be readily carried out in a 12-month period and must be compared to over 50 years spent trying to develop a global guestimate.12,25 The argument between hospital records and community surveys is stale and redundant if envenomation is not accurately defined.
But if the approach doesn't offer vertical guidance, you need to "guestimate" the descent rate you'll need on final by comparing the published altitude at the FAF with the MDA, along with the distance between the FAF and the runway.
There was no input whatsoever from the linesman and I have to say it was a 'guestimate' at best." BURNLEY...................
Blinder, former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, shocked people on both sides of the debate with his "crude guestimate" that the number of potentially offshorable U.S.
Famous in the early years for the inverted syntax that came to be known as Timestyle and for coining words like socialite, guestimate, World War II, male chauvinist and televangelist.
When I stop to add it up, my guestimate would be that since 1977, SIPA has enrolled at least 4,000 new members, probably closer to 5,000.