tentative

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From French tentatif, from Latin tentativus (trying, testing), from tento, past participle tentatus (to try, test); see tent, tempt.

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tentative (plural tentatives)

  1. A trial; an experiment.

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tentative (comparative more tentative, superlative most tentative)

  1. Of or pertaining to a trial or trials; essaying; experimental.
  2. Uncertain; subject to future change.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, see above.

Noun[edit]

tentative f (plural tentatives)

  1. attempt, try, effort