- putative (adj.)
- early 15c., from Middle French putatif, from Late Latin putativus "supposed," from Latin putat-, past participle stem of putare "to judge, suppose, believe, suspect," originally "to clean, trim, prune" (see pave). At first especially in putative marriage, one which, though legally invalid, was contracted in good faith by at least one party. Related: Putatively.
- 1. the putative father of this child
- 2. There have been many attempts to track down the putative Loch Ness monster.
- 3. According to Mike Brewer of the IFS, this putative new category has little validity.
- 4. Putative oncogenes, tumour suppressor genes and proto - oncogenes implicated in cancer are also included.
- 数据库十分专业.推定癌变, 肿瘤压迫基因和蛋白相关癌变信息也有涉及.
- 5. The first of these, fixing a border between Israel and the putative Palestine, is hard enough.
- 第一个维度, 巩固以色列和巴勒斯坦之间的边界已经足够困难了.
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