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reckoning

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreckoningreck‧on‧ing /ˈrekənɪŋ/ noun  1 [uncountable]GUESS calculation that is based on a careful guess rather than on exact knowledgeby somebody’s reckoning By my reckoning, we have 12,000 clients.2 RESULT[countable usually singular, uncountable] a time when you are judged or punished for your actions, or when they have results that affect you We know that you will not forget their crimes when their day of reckoning comes. In the final reckoning, the president failed to achieve his major goals.3 in/into/out of the reckoning dead reckoning
Examples from the Corpus
reckoningOn a conservative reckoning she would have to live at least another fifty years in this bland and dreary universe.When the day of reckoning finally arrived, the truth was found to lie well in the middle ground between these extremes.By Silva's reckoning, property owners in the city could save $91,000 in bills.What happens if there's an assault on me to be taken into the reckoning?It was not until well into 1917 that the reckoning came.This reckoning sometimes takes bitter forms.day of reckoningOfficials concerned with environmental policy predict that a day of reckoning will come when the issue has to be faced again.The idea of training hard for the jump was soon shelved and the day of reckoning drew nearer.The smoke and sound told her the day of reckoning had begun.If they do that they will merely be putting off the day of reckoning.But on the day of reckoning a divided Kurdistan could be a fatally weakened one.When the day of reckoning finally arrived, the truth was found to lie well in the middle ground between these extremes.The day of reckoning has come.Their day of reckoning had come.
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