[ ten-tuh-tiv-lee ]
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  1. as a trial, experiment, or attempt: Our next meeting is tentatively scheduled for the 8th of June.

  2. in a hesitant or uncertain manner: She spoke tentatively, but apparently thought better of it and stopped.

Origin of tentatively


Other words from tentatively

  • non·ten·ta·tive·ly, adverb

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