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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛntətɪv/
  • Hyphenation: ten‧ta‧tive

NounEdit

tentative (plural tentatives)

  1. A trial; an experiment.

AdjectiveEdit

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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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin tentātīva, from tentō (to attempt).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɑ̃.ta.tiv/
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NounEdit

tentative f (plural tentatives)

  1. attempt, try, effort
    Synonym: essai

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