probationer

noun pro·ba·tion·er \ prō-ˈbā-sh(ə-)nər \
|Updated on: 29 May 2018

Definition of probationer

1 : a person (such as a newly admitted student nurse) whose fitness is being tested during a trial period
2 : a convicted offender on probation

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First Known Use of probationer

1562

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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probationer

noun pro·ba·tion·er \ prō-ˈbā-shə-nər \

legal Definition of probationer

: one (as an offender or employee) who is on probation

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