probation

[ proh-bey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF probation

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROBATION

There is nothing about the earth-life to make it the only phase of effort and probation.

Miss Grange, who had been kind to Sidney in her probation months, taught her the method.

But this was only his second detection, and three of his four days of probation were past.

The first time you've ever warned me that I was on probation, Sally!

His state of probation is closed, and he goes to the place for which he is prepared.

One may object that I had a year of probation, as it is called, and that I was of ripe age.

They're on probation—we haven't decided yet what to do about them.

My secretary had been elevated to avuncular rank after a probation of just three hours.

But Van Diemen's Land was the chief sphere of the probation system.

It would be no kindness to a man with his ideas to take him on probation.

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