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Correct spelling for the English word "tentative" is [t_ˈɛ_n_t_ə_t_ˌɪ_v], [tˈɛntətˌɪv], [tˈɛntətˌɪv]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of TENTATIVE

  1. Experimental; noting an opinion or diagnosis based upon insufficient data and subject to change.

Anagrams of TENTATIVE

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Usage Examples for TENTATIVE

  1. He felt so sorry for himself that he dropped his tentative plan to have the midgit- idgit check the personal attributes of the individual colonists out there- to see if some of them might be young, pretty, female- 34- 24- 34. As if the idea were now red hot, he dropped the plan of telling General Administration that, since Eden was in his sector, perhaps he should go out there, personally. - "Eight Keys to Eden" by Mark Irvin Clifton
  2. Well, I've only got one more idea on the subject, and that is just tentative- a sort of suggestion. - "The Whirligig of Time" by Wayland Wells Williams
  3. It was much less than the State Street store had offered, and there was something tentative about the whole agreement. - "Fanny Herself" by Edna Ferber
  4. To show how the materialistic conception of history arises precisely in given conditions, not as a personal and tentative opinion of two writers, but as the new conquest of thought by the inevitable suggestion of a new world which is in process of birth, that is to say the proletarian revolution, that was the object of my first essay, " In Memory of the Communist Manifesto." - "Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History" by Antonio Labriola
  5. He applauded and encouraged her first tentative notion that she would like to study medicine, and it was his arguments and influence that overcame her mother's objections and persuaded her father that it would be worth while to spend upon her medical education the money it would demand. - "Emerson's Wife and Other Western Stories Emerson's Wife -- Colonel Kate's Protégée -- The Kid of Apache Teju -- A Blaze on Pard Huff -- How Colonel Kate Won Her Spurs -- Hollyhocks -- The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Johnson Sides -- A Piece of Wreckag" by Florence Finch Kelly
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