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Topic: MATHS

Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: computare, from com- ( COM-) + putare 'to think'

compute

verb
     
com‧pute [intransitive and transitive] formal
HM to calculate a result, answer, sum etc:
Final results had not yet been computed.
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