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verb [intransitive/transitive]     extrapolate pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleextrapolating
past tenseextrapolated
past participleextrapolated
  1. 1
    formal to say what is likely to happen or be true by using information that you already have
  2. 2
    maths to calculate an amount that you do not know by basing your calculations on amounts that you already know

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     extrapolation pronunciation in British English
/ɪkˌstræpəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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