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Overview of noun probation

The noun probation has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. probation

(a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership)

2. probation

(a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself)

3. 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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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