Quick answer
"Estimated" is a form of "estimate", a transitive verb which is often translated as "estimar". "Calculated" is an adjective which is often translated as "calculado". Learn more about the difference between "calculated" and "estimated" below.
calculated
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. calculado
Opening a second restaurant was a calculated risk that ended up paying off.Abrir un segundo restaurante fue un riesgo calculado que acabó dando buenos resultados.
b. deliberado
We will dismantle the dictatorship by a series of calculated attacks.Desmantelaremos la dictadura mediante una serie de ataques deliberados.
c. intencionado
The comment was a calculated insult against all of us.El comentario fue un insulto intencionado contra todos nosotros.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to evaluate)
a. estimar
The finance department estimates that there will be a 10% loss this year.El departamento de finanzas estima que habrá una pérdida del 10% este año.
b. calcular
I estimate the value of the house is around two million dollars.Calculo que el valor de la casa es alrededor de dos millones de dólares.
2. (to form an opinion)
a. estimar
It is estimated that he will be a successful athlete.Se estima que será un atleta de éxito.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (calculation)
a. la estimación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Before investing in the business, we need to make an estimate of the value it would add.Antes de invertir en el negocio, tenemos que hacer una estimación del valor que aportaría.
b. el cálculo aproximado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The estimate is based on last year's costs.El cálculo aproximado se basa en los costos del año pasado.
4. (potential cost)
a. el presupuesto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The architect gave the owners an estimate for the construction of the house.El arquitecto les dio a los propietarios un presupuesto de la construcción de la casa.
5. (opinion)
a. la valoración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My boss has to give an estimate of my character in her letter of recommendation.Mi jefe tiene que dar una valoración de mi carácter en su carta de recomendación.
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