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1. probation

noun. ['proʊˈbeɪʃən'] a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership.

Synonyms

  • test period

Antonyms

  • block
  • recall

Etymology

  • probation (French)
  • probatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Probation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word probation


1. Noun, singular or mass
An offender can receive probation in addition to or without an additional sentence of jail time.

2. probation

noun. ['proʊˈbeɪʃən'] (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.

Synonyms

  • liberation
  • freeing

Antonyms

  • enlist
  • hold
  • engage

Etymology

  • probation (French)
  • probatio (Latin)

3. probation

noun. ['proʊˈbeɪʃən'] a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself.

Synonyms

  • test period

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell

Etymology

  • probation (French)
  • probatio (Latin)
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