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noun as in trial period

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As a condition of her probation, Zandvliet will not be allowed to write any vaccine exemptions – which had become a significant part of her practice in South Park.

The probation applies to her medical license, which could be revoked if she does not follow the terms of the probation.

The Tallahassee Democrat reported McDade reportedly pleaded with a judge for mental health treatment after his arrest on a probation violation.

By the end of the fall 2014 semester, I was on academic probation and I had received a final warning for my attendance at my job.

From Fortune

The classic example is the COMPAS software used by US judges, probation, and parole officers to rate a person’s risk of re-offending.

He plead guilty in a plea deal and was punished only with five years of probation.

Matson was sentenced to eight months in prison and served 15 days with one year of probation.

Hardy was given a 60-day suspended sentence and put on probation for 18 months.

After a couple of months probation to see if you act right, Captain Bilal welcomes you in.

Bartiromo was released from prison in July 2010, this time with no probation.

I will set a curb upon my impatience afterwards, and go through my period of ah—probation without murmuring.

He was still on the probation lists, but I could see that he had the making of a fine cop in him.

It was only that they were waiting for the end of the two years of probation, she supposed, and they were nearly over now.

There was a time early in her probation when she thought seriously that if it were not Stephen Arnold it should be this.

If any one failed to be up to the mark during his year of probation, no one taunted him, nor was he despised.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to probation, such as: trial, apprenticeship, noviciate, and test period.

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