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Preliminary estimate

The second estimate of GDP released about two months after the measurement period.

Preliminary Estimate

1. In calculating quarterly GDP, a second estimate published approximately two months after the end of a quarter. It includes information not available at the time of the advance estimate, as well as any necessary data revisions. However, it is still subject to scrutiny and potential alteration. See also: Final estimate.

2. An early calculation of the cost of a project. This calculation is made and presented to a buyer before a project has begun, and is subject to change due to both exogenous factors and endogenous factors. See also: Revised estimate.
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However, he restrained himself, and kept in strict privacy from Fred certain visits which he was making to Stone Court, in order to look more thoroughly into the state of the land and stock, and take a preliminary estimate.
The Company's preliminary estimates for pre-tax charges related to cost reduction activities over the next three fiscal years is a range of $170 million - $190 million, of which $105 million - $120 million are expected to be cash charges.
The following preliminary estimates are not intended to be, and should not be construed as, a comprehensive statement of the Company's financial condition or results for the three months and year ended December 31, 2017.
For example, the 1st Preliminary Estimates for the third quarter of 2016 was released on Nov.
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Contract notice: Making preliminary estimates for the implementation of the 2014-2020 financial instruments and making ex-post assessment instruments for research, development and innovation (rdi) and entrepreneurship.
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9 mln according to preliminary estimates from the Statistical Service, a drop of 7.
6% in 2007, (from 5,888 MMTCO-2 in 2006 to 5,984 MMTCO-2 in 2007), report preliminary estimates from the Energy Information Administration (EIA).
Preliminary estimates put the additional cost for lining the ponds at $30 million, but better estimates won't be known until a design is completed, official said.
25 per share) which will be placed in escrow; and preliminary estimates for assumed liabilities, including transaction-related costs.
Thus far, two major reinsurers have released preliminary estimates of their losses related to Frances, the second hurricane to sweep across the Sunshine State in three weeks.

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