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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Trial time for testing a person's abilities for a job.

Usage examples (38)
  • To qualify for a permanent job, you must prove yourself during a six month probationary period.
  • probationary employees
  • Their immortality is a kind of probationary period for eternal life.
  • The best thing we do, probably, is have the candidate eat with "probationary" faculty. for more
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