[proh-buh-tiv, prob-uh-] /ˈproʊ bə tɪv, ˈprɒb ə-/
serving or designed for testing or trial.
affording proof or evidence.
serving to test or designed for testing
providing proof or evidence
mid-15c., from Latin probativus “belonging to proof,” from probat-, past participle stem of probare (see prove).
[prob-luh-mat-ik] /ˌprɒb ləˈmæt ɪk/ adjective 1. of the nature of a ; doubtful; uncertain; questionable. /ˌprɒbləˈmætɪk/ adjective 1. having the nature or appearance of a problem; questionable 2. (logic, obsolete) (of a proposition) asserting that a property may or may not hold Compare apodeictic (sense 2), assertoric adj. c.1600, “doubtful, questionable,” from French problematique (15c.), […]
[proh-kyoo r-uh-buh l, pruh-] /proʊˈkyʊər ə bəl, prə-/ adjective 1. . adj. mid-15c., from procure + -able. Related: Procurability.
[proh-kyoo r-muh nt, pruh‐] /proʊˈkyʊər mənt, prə‐/ noun 1. the act of , or obtaining or getting by effort, care, or the use of special means: The organ procurement procedure is very complicated. 2. the act of obtaining equipment, materials, or supplies: The secretary of defense argued in favor of increasing the budget for procurement. […]
[pruh-doo-ser, -dyoo-] /prəˈdu sər, -ˈdyu-/ noun 1. a person who . 2. Economics. a person who creates economic value, or goods and services. 3. a person responsible for the financial and administrative aspects of a stage, film, television, or radio ; the person who exercises general supervision of a and is responsible chiefly for raising […]