probation

Noun
  • A trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership (synset 115322715)
  • A trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself (synset 115322546)
  • (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 (synset 101260931)

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