tentative : Common Errors in English

About tentative

Often all-too-tentatively pronounced “tennative.” Sound all three “T’s."

tentative Meaning(s)

  • (s) unsettled in mind or opinion
  • (s) under terms not final or fully worked out or agreed upon

tentative in News

  1. Tentative budget has several new town jobs

    The Town Council, at its June 3 meeting, adopted a tentative budget for fiscal year 2013-14, which begins July 1.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Florence Reminder and Blade-Tribune

  2. Tentative Approval for SUPN Candidate

    Supernus Pharma received tentative FDA approval for Trokendi XR
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Zacks via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Tentative settlement reached in Yonkers parking meter lawsuit

    A tentative settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit filed by Ridge Hill customers in the wake of revelations that the shopping center cashed in on fees from more than 100 unauthorized parking meters.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: The Journal News

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