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tentative

[ten′tətiv]
Etymology: L, tentare, to touch
not final or definite, such as an experimental finding that has not been validated.

tentative

(tĕn′tă-tĭv) [L. tentativus, feel, try]
1. Rel. to a diagnosis subject to change because of insufficient data.
2. Indecisive.

tentative,

adj not final or definite, such as an experimental or clinical finding that has not been validated.
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The city, however, dropped the FMV from $163 million to $146 million, and its actual tentative assessment to $65.
One critical difference in the filing of a tentative versus a claim is the fact that a tentative is a pre-audit refund while a claim generally results in a post-audit refund.
In October, teachers in the Westside Union School District ended a deadlock by approving a tentative contract that gave them a 1.
Former Tax Commission President David Goldstein, who is now practicing with Stroock, Stroock & Lavan, noted that unlike in many other years, there are far fewer dramatic increases and decreases in the tentative tax roll.
If the tentative agreement were ratified, AMFA members who chose to remain subject to recall would be able to use their seniority in bidding for any job openings for aircraft mechanics.
Like the UAW-GM health care agreement, this tentative agreement asks every UAW member, active and retired, to make sacrifices so that everyone can continue to receive excellent health care coverage today and in the future.
In the Palmdale School District, both sides will head back to the bargaining table after teachers decided in August to reject a tentative agreement.
Terms of the tentative agreement are not being released as they first must be reviewed and approved by the FedEx ALPA Master Executive Council (MEC).
The United Steelworkers (USW) announced this evening that a tentative agreement has been reached at BFGoodrich.
Under the tentative agreement, the nearly 800 crewmembers would receive higher pay and improved scope language.
The tentative settlement announced in April calls for $7 million to be set aside to pay valid claims and $3 million to be donated to Armenian civic organizations.