HyperDic: probation

English > 3 senses of the word probation:
NOUNtimeprobationa trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
timeprobationa trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself
actprobation(law) a way of dealing with offenders without imprisoning them
probation > pronunciation
Soundsprowbey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > probation: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership.
Broadertrial period, test periodA period of time during which someone or something is tested
Adjectivesprobationaryunder terms not final / final or fully worked out or agreed upon
English > probation: 3 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself.
Broadertrial period, test periodA period of time during which someone or something is tested
Adjectivesprobationaryunder terms not final / final or fully worked out or agreed upon
Verbsprobateput a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence
English > probation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
Meaning(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.
Example"probation is part of the sentencing process"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderliberation, release, freeingThe act of liberating someone or something
Spanishlibertad condicional
Catalanllibertat condicional
Verbsprobateput a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence

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