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tentative

US [ˈtɛntətiv]
UK ['tentətɪv]
  • n.试探;尝试;实验
  • adj.实验性的;不确定的;尝试的;没有把握的
  • Web暂时的;试探性的;试验性的
Plural Form:tentatives  
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adj.
1.
不确定的;不肯定的;暂定的not definite or certain because you may want to change it later
We made a tentative arrangement to meet on Friday.
我们暂定星期五见面。
tentative conclusions
初步结论
2.
踌躇的;犹豫不定的;不果断的not behaving or done with confidence
a tentative greeting
怯声怯气的问候
I'm taking the first tentative steps towards fitness.
我试探性地开始实施健身计划。

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