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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ten·ta·tive /ˈtɛntətɪv/

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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ten·ta·tive, n.  An essay; a trial; an experiment.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ten·ta·tive a.  Of or pertaining to a trial or trials; essaying; experimental. “A slow, tentative manner.” --Carlyle. -- Ten*ta*tive*ly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon;
             "probationary employees"; "a provisional government";
             "just a tentative schedule" [syn: probationary, provisional,
      2: unsettled in mind or opinion; "drew a few tentative
         conclusions" [syn: doubtful]