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 probation probation

noun

  • (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court  ( probation )
    (law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them; a defendant found guilty of a crime is released by the court without imprisonment subject to conditions imposed by the court
     probation is part of the sentencing process
    probation is part of the sentencing process
  • a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself  ( probation )
    a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself
  • a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership  ( probation )
    a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership