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probationer

[proh-bey-shuh-ner]
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noun
  1. a person undergoing probation or trial.
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Origin of probationer

First recorded in 1595–1605; probation + -er1
Related formspro·ba·tion·er·ship, noun
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  • She shoved the probationer out into the hall and locked the door behind her.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • I'll be one of forty nurses; indeed, for three months I'll be only a probationer.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • Sidney entered the hospital as a probationer early in August.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • They think I'm only a probationer and don't see anything, but I've got eyes in my head.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • The animal is the novice and probationer of a more advanced order.

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    Ralph Waldo Emerson


British Dictionary definitions for probationer

probationer

noun
  1. a person on probation
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