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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In fact, a probationer might even be forced to testify against himself.
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Legal Definition of probationer
: one (as an offender or employee) who is on probation
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