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verb [intransitive/transitive] extrapolate pronunciation in British English /ɪkˈstræpəleɪt/
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present tense
present participleextrapolating
past tenseextrapolated
past participleextrapolated
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  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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 extrapolate pronunciation in British English /ɪkˌstræpəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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