on a trial basis

Definition of on a trial basis

  1. :  for a short period of time in order to try something out I'm using the product on a trial basis.

Word by Word Definitions

trialplay
  1. :  the action or process of trying or putting to the proof :  test

    :  a preliminary contest (as in a sport)

    :  the formal examination before a competent tribunal of the matter in issue in a civil or criminal cause in order to determine such issue

  1. :  of, relating to, or used in a trial

    :  made or done as a test or experiment

    :  used or tried out in a test or experiment

basisplay
  1. :  the bottom of something considered as its foundation

    :  the principal component of something

    :  something on which something else is established or based


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