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on probation meaning

  "on probation" in a sentence
  • [American slang]
    1. Lit. serving a period of probation, typically after conviction for a crime.
      While Anne was on probation, she reported to the police regularly.
      John was on probation for a year.
    2. Fig. serving a trial period.
       All new members are on probation for a year.
      I was on probation in my job for a full year before it became permanent.

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  1. and an overweight agent who's on probation
  2. and an overweight agent who's on probation
  3. a new student is kept on probation for one semester
  4. 1 a new student is kept on probation for one semester
  5. new offenders on probation should not be reprieved

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