Definitions

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  • adj. Serving for trial; probationary.
  • adj. Relating to, or serving for, proof.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Serving for trial; probationary.
  • adj. Pertaining to, or serving for, proof.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Serving for trial; being a proof or test.
  • Pertaining to or serving for proof.
  • n. A house for novices.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. tending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation

Etymologies

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Compare French probatoire.

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