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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of or relating to a process or period in which a person's fitness, as for work or membership in a social group, is tested.

Usage examples (32)
  • Because of his prior history, prosecutors said all but the armed robbery charge are non-probational, meaning he will have to serve prison time if convicted.
  • KING: And so he got a probational sentence, right?
  • He just said his piece and left, with probational officer in tow.
  • I assume there would be a smidgen of doubt at least, which would warrent at least a probational acceptance. for more
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