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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcalculatedcal‧cu‧lat‧ed /ˈkælkjəleɪtɪd/ adjective  1 DELIBERATELYa calculated crime or dishonest action is deliberately and carefully planned – used to show disapproval a calculated attempt to deceive the American public2 a calculated risk/gamblecalculatedly adverb
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calculatedThe cruelty with which Mengele's orders were carried out was ruthless and calculated.It was a calculated attempt to make the governor look foolish.The most fruitful studies have been based on calculated energy levels.I work in a very intuitive way rather than in a calculated manner.She got rid of her victims one by one, with cold and calculated precision.Statements made by Mr. Lyman were just a calculated scare tactic designed to frighten consumers.The Bridge disaster, along with the subsequent events on Moloch, had thrown Piper's carefully calculated schedules into complete disarray.I suspect that the unattended team is deliberate: a calculated suppression of Myrtilos.The strings in the recogniser output column are the calculated top ranked candidate string for each word.calculated attemptIt was not defensive, but a calculated attempt to discredit Lloyd George.But there is no basis for deducing a calculated attempt to embarrass the leadership.
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