[e-stoh-nee-uh n, es-thoh-] /ɛˈstoʊ ni ən, ɛsˈθoʊ-/
[es-tyen] /ɛsˈtyɛn/ noun 1. Also, Étienne. a family of French printers, book dealers, and scholars, including especially Henri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA) died 1520; his son, Robert [raw-ber] /rɔˈbɛr/ (Show IPA) 1503?–59; Henri, (son of Robert), 1531?–98. 2. a French printing firm founded by this family. /French etjɛn/ noun 1. a family of French printers, […]
[es-tuh-muh-buh l] /ˈɛs tə mə bəl/ adjective 1. worthy of esteem; deserving respect or admiration. 2. capable of being . /ˈɛstɪməbəl/ adjective 1. worthy of respect; deserving of admiration: my estimable companion adj. mid-15c., from Old French estimable and directly from Latin aestimabilis “valuable, estimable,” from aestimare (see esteem (v.)).
[verb es-tuh-meyt; noun es-tuh-mit, -meyt] /verb ˈɛs təˌmeɪt; noun ˈɛs tə mɪt, -ˌmeɪt/ verb (used with object), estimated, estimating. 1. to form an approximate judgment or opinion regarding the worth, amount, size, weight, etc., of; calculate approximately: to estimate the cost of a college education. 2. to form an opinion of; judge. verb (used without […]
[es-tuh-mey-shuh n] /ˌɛs təˈmeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. judgment or opinion: In my estimation the boy is guilty. 2. esteem; respect. 3. approximate calculation; : to make an estimation of one’s expenditures. /ˌɛstɪˈmeɪʃən/ noun 1. a considered opinion; judgment: what is your estimation of the situation? 2. esteem; respect 3. the act of estimating n. late […]