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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A testing of a persons character or ability as in a job. Also: A system of allowing certain lawbreakers to go free as long as they do nothing else wrong.

Usage examples (36)
  • Some jobs require a six month probation and training period before someone is hired on permanently.
  • probation is part of the sentencing process
  • "House arrest and two year's probation is pretty light," the
  • It will also put the university in probation with their accrediting body. for more
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