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[proh-bey-shuh-ner] /proʊˈbeɪ ʃə nər/
a person undergoing probation or trial.
Origin of probationer
1595-1605; probation + -er1
Related forms
probationership, noun Unabridged
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  • The animal is the novice and probationer of a more advanced order.
  • The probationer may be ordered to pay the cost of treatment.
  • If such a probationer is hired by the same or different agency, the probationer must serve a new probationary period.
  • The inmate, parolee or probationer may initiate the pardon application.
  • Regan whisked the probationer, who was uninjured, into the building.
  • The department monitors the probationer's performance on a monthly basis and d rug screens are frequently conducted.
  • Nothing in this rule shall be construed as abrogation of a probationer's right to counsel.
  • The probationer was not at home and his elderly father claimed possession of the weapon.
British Dictionary definitions for probationer


a person on probation
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