- [U]缓刑(期)，(以观后效的)察看 a period of time in which a lawbreaker is allowed to go free under supervision
- [U]试用(期)，试读(期) a period of testing the ability of a new employee or seeing if a student improves
a trial period during which your character and abilities are tested to see whether you are suitable for work or for membership
a trial period during which an offender has time to redeem himself or herself
(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;
"probation is part of the sentencing process"
- We hope love can have a probation period.
- You promised to give me a pay raise after six-month probation.
- She was sentenced to probation for one year.
- The probation officer reported on the progress of the two young criminal.
- The judge did not jail the young man,but put him on probation for a year.
- That company puts all new employees on a three-month probation.
Clerks were only paid a proper salary after..three years of probation.出自： D. Cecil
- probationary adj. 试用的,见习的；缓刑中的‖probationer n. 试用人员，见习生；缓刑犯