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Definition of Probation

Probation

  1. The act of proving; also, that which proves anything; proof.
  2. Any proceeding designed to ascertain truth, to determine character, qualification, etc.; examination; trial; as, to engage a person on probation.
  3. The novitiate which a person must pass in a convent, to probe his or her virtue and ability to bear the severities of the rule.
  4. The trial of a ministerial candidate's qualifications prior to his ordination, or to his settlement as a pastor.
  5. Moral trial; the state of man in the present life, in which he has the opportunity of proving his character, and becoming qualified for a happier state.
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Probation Translations

probation in French is probation
probation in Swedish is villkorlig dom, prov
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