on a trial basis
Definition of on a trial basis
: 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
: the formal examination before a competent tribunal of the matter in issue in a civil or criminal cause in order to determine such issue
: the action or process of trying or putting to the proof : test
: a preliminary contest (as in a sport)
: 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
: 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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