The tentative location of the quarantine (which is “still to be defined”) is Casablanca.
The staff there has been idle since last March, when the insurgents angrily called off tentative talks with the Americans.
A tentative departure for 7:40 a.m. was put up—but that was clearly vaporware.
1580s, from Medieval Latin tentativus "trying, testing," from Latin tentatus, past participle of tentare "to feel, try," (variant of temptare "to feel, try, test"). Related: Tentatively.