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tentative

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determined by something else
  • our plans are only tentative at this point and will depend on whether you can come

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The first known use of tentative was in 1825

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“Tentative.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tentative. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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