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Spanish translation of “tentative”

tentative

adjective /ˈtentətiv/
not final or complete; not definite
de prueba, provisional
We have made a tentative arrangement.
uncertain or hesitating
indeciso
a tentative movement.
tentatively adverb
provisionalmente; indecisamente
She tentatively suggested that he could apply for the job.
tentativeness noun
carácter provisional; carácter indeciso
(Definition of tentative from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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