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  • adj. probationary

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Probationary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Serving for trial or probation.


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  • Because of his prior history, prosecutors said all but the armed robbery charge are non-probational, meaning he will have to serve prison time if convicted.


  • Police believe that Brown, a probational employee who began employment with the university in October, was upset over a recent poor performance review.

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  • I assume there would be a smidgen of doubt at least, which would warrent at least a probational acceptance.

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  • The exams determine not only vocational placements for each cadet but also the hairstyles, makeup, and clothing the cadets will be allowed to wear throughout their five-year probational service in the International Space Transit program.

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  • I read the book last year and being a straight guy at times I kept asking myself if the gay plot of the book was even necessary because the story stands on it's own as a teen who is the son of 2 very famous Superheroes of the olden days and how he's on a shitty probational low end rung of the books version of the Legion of Super Heroes.

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  • Even those who are honest about their guilt will find that many counties offer special pleas for first-time offenders that will keep the violation off the driving record under probational conditions that can often include driving school.

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  • The first year or so after an officer is hired(and the length of time depends on the LE agency), the officer is a probational officer and he trains under a series of Field Training Officers, who generally have at least 4-5 years on the job(though not always) and have fulfilled standards(hopefully) to be in a position of training the officer.

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  • If the culture of that department is racist and engages as part of its pattern and practices in behaviors including racial profiling, then this behavior will most likely be taught to the probational officer.

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  • I begin out on $10/hour as a trainee, then once I finish my probational period I will move up to $10.50 [yay. a whole FIFTY CENTS], and then if I am really good, I can get paid up to $14/hour.

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  • He just said his piece and left, with probational officer in tow.

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